Murkowski Offers Crude Oil Export Roadmap

Law360, Houston (March 3, 2014, 6:58 PM EST) -- Sen. Lisa Murkowski, R-Alaska, said Monday that the Obama Administration has the power but must find the will to bypass Congress and lift the federal ban on crude oil exports, offering a three-step plan to encourage the president to act.

The ranking Republican on the Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee told an audience of energy executives attending IHS Inc.’s annual CERAWeek energy conference in Houston that President Barack Obama can use his executive power to modernize regulations governing crude oil condensate and to determine whether...
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