More from South L.A. 20 years later

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Staying put in South L.A.

Apr 27, 2012
Some middle-class blacks have left the area, but Bernadette Moore still lives and works there.
Posted In: Wealth and Poverty, South L.A.

Growing pains in South Los Angeles

Apr 27, 2012
South L.A. resident Everett Courtney reflects on his city's rebirth.
Posted In: riots, los angeles, financial literacy

Economic mobility in South L.A., two decades later

Apr 26, 2012
Twenty years after the L.A. riots, many residents who move up the economic ladder move out of South L.A.
Posted In: Wealth and Poverty, los angeles, Latino community, African American
 

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We live in a petroleum-saturated world. Literally. Despite fears of reserve shortages and declining crude, world oil production has experienced a steady rise in recent years, to the tune of an estimated 72.26 million barrels a day for 2009, up from 65.92 million barrels a day in 1999.

On the one-year anniversary of the BP Oil Spill in the Gulf of Mexico, we take a look at the future of crude as we enter an era of "tough oil." This interactive map - and our coverage below - examines how world crude oil production has shifted over the years, particularly from 1960 to 2010, as oil producers search for new locations and methods for extracting oil.

 
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