Take a look at this graphic. How amazing is it that out of the whole globe, the area making the most major new oil discoveries is the United States. This kind of puts into some doubt into the Democrats objections to oil drilling by claiming that drilling here will not lower gas prices. Well then, just where are we to drill, considering that a third of the new oil on this map is located in the US.
What great luck to have all this oil within reach of the US. Now we just need the US Government to permit the oil companies to drill for it.
Why Offshore Drilling Can Bridge Gap to U.S. Energy Future: Op-Ed - Popular Mechanics(h/t Instapundit)