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The Science and Business Behind Oil Prices

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The Science and Business Behind Oil Prices

Economy

The Science and Business Behind Oil Prices

The Science and Business Behind Oil Prices

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Michele Norris talks to two NPR reporters about the implications of rising oil prices.

Christopher Joyce explains the science of oil drilling and what the price hike means for oil exploration.

Jim Zarroli explains how oil prices will make it more expensive to drive, to buy an airplane ticket, and to manufacture anything from air conditioners to zippers.