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Rising Gas Prices Tied to Lost Oil Reserves

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Rising Gas Prices Tied to Lost Oil Reserves

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Rising Gas Prices Tied to Lost Oil Reserves

Rising Gas Prices Tied to Lost Oil Reserves

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This week, the average cost of a gallon of gas hit $1.80. It's not expected to dip anytime soon. A new theory says prices will continue to rise gradually, mainly because it's getting harder to find new oil outside of OPEC. Hear Paul Roberts, author of The End of Oil, and NPR's Scott Simon.