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Infographic: What's America's Emergency Oil Plan?

America's Emergency Oil Plan Infographic
(Image credit: Karl Tate, Live Science Infographic Artist)

Political and economic unrest in the Arab world have sent gas prices skyrocketing in the United States in recent weeks, and some lawmakers are ready to tap into the country's emergency stash, the Strategic Petroleum Reserve. [Full story]

Just how much oil is in the reserve?

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Karl Tate
Karl has been Purch's infographics specialist across all editorial properties since 2010.  Before joining Purch, Karl spent 11 years at the New York headquarters of The Associated Press, creating news graphics for use around the world in newspapers and on the web.  He has a degree in graphic design from Louisiana State University.