Senate Dems Want Info On Crude Export's Link To Gas Prices

Law360, New York (February 7, 2014, 4:55 PM EST) -- Two leading members of the U.S. Senate Committee on Energy and Natural Resources said Thursday that they’ve asked the U.S. Energy Information Administration to provide data on how U.S. gas prices would be affected if a decades-old ban on crude oil exports is lifted.

The ban on most exports of U.S. crude has been in place since the passage of the Energy Policy and Conservation Act of 1975. Committee Chairman Ron Wyden, D-Ore., and senior member Maria Cantwell, D-Wash., want the EIA to provide data on,...
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