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"We're in a situation now where in a couple of years' time we're going to be very short on supply," Hollub said earlier this month.

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About this statistic, you gotta get your mind right, Luke. 

Tight oil at year end 2023 is only 13 years old. This chart is 14 months old; I now suspect the number is still around 50% but the total number of wells is now 54,000. I operated wells that make 12 BOPD and were...75 years old.

About US PDP reserves, and growth from 2010 onward, all related to tight oil, see above and go to Forum Stuff.

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