Oil consumption in US outpaces China for #1 spot

Looks like recession is ending and leading to increased oil use in the US.. or could be just because of the shale oil boom?

http://insideclimatenews.org/news/20140714/americas-oil-consumption-rising-not-falling-outpacing-chinas

Rühl said the rise in U.S. oil demand stemmed from industrial users of petrochemicals and other oil byproducts, a trend triggered more by a flood of cheap domestic oil supplies than by overall economic growth.

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