Markets 4.11min US to be Saudi Arabia of... oil? Play video Up Next Twitter Facebook LinkedIn Whatsapp Save Markets 4.11min US to be Saudi Arabia of... oil? The shale boom suggests the US could be self-sufficient in oil and gas by 2035. James Mackintosh, investment editor, explains why this boost to the US economy offers long term support to the dollar. Nov 12, 2012 Credits Produced by Darryl Thomson. Filmed by Rod Fitzgerald and James MacDonald.