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Experts: Oil Production Peak Inevitable

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Experts: Oil Production Peak Inevitable

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Experts: Oil Production Peak Inevitable

Experts: Oil Production Peak Inevitable

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The summer's record high oil prices and tight supplies raise questions about how much oil is left. Though oil companies are seeking new discoveries, industry veterans agree oil production will hit a peak — though estimates on when vary from 10 to 40 years. Hear NPR's Steve Inskeep.