Published On: Nov 12 2012 11:47:29 AM CSTUpdated On: Nov 15 2013 09:44:04 AM CST
A new report by the International Energy Agency claims the United States will surpass Saudi Arabia as the world's biggest oil producer by 2015 and be close to energy self-sufficiency in the next two decades. Check out the current top 10 oil producing countries, according to the U.S. Energy Information Administration's most recent data (2012).
10. Kuwait -- Crude production: 2.79 million barrels per day
9. Mexico -- Crude production: 2.93 million barrels per day
8. Iraq -- Crude production: 2.98 million barrels per day
7. United Arab Emirates -- Crude production: 3.21 million barrels per day
6. Iran -- Crude production: 3.59 million barrels per day
5. Canada -- Crude production: 3.85 million barrels per day
4. China -- Crude production: 4.41 million barrels per day
3. Russia -- Crude production: 10.34 million barrels per day
2. United States -- Crude production: 11.11 million barrels per day
1. Saudi Arabia -- Crude production: 11.73 million barrels per day
Santa Barbara Police have been at the scene of a homicide in an industrial area of the city since approximately 6:53 a.m. Friday when police officers, City firefighters and paramedics responded to the emergency call.
NEWS RELEASE - The City of Santa Barbara has reached a partial settlement of the California Voting Rights Act (CVRA) litigation entitled Banales, et al. v. City of Santa Barbara. The lawsuit alleged that the City’s at-large voting system for City Council Members has led to Latino vote dilution in violation of the CVRA. Under the terms of the settlement, the City will conduct by-district elections beginning in November 2015.