Good news for Mississippi

Northeast Miss Daily Journal, Tupelo: The International Energy Agency announced this month that the United States will become the world’s largest oil producer by 2017 and a net oil exporter by 2030.

That strongly positive news could be one of the factors that knocks the monkey off America’s economic back, a direct result of advancing technology that makes possible the use of petroleum resources previously inaccessible or too costly to access.

Mississippi, which is an energy-producing state for oil and natural gas, could be a major beneficiary of the increasing production of both resources here and elsewhere.

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