February 18, 2014

Guest commentary: US crude oil export ban confusion intensifies, except in Alaska

By Peter Gardett

Source: Fuel Fix

Journalist(s) Peter Gardett

A high-profile hearing on crude oil exports before the US Senate Energy and Natural Resource Committee ended with no appreciable progress on resolving continued confusion over the federal ban’s prospective end. But in the one state where exports are permitted — Alaska — investment plans are already taking shape.

The Committee’s leading Republican Senator Lisa Murkowski of Alaska reiterated strong support for removing the federal exports ban, but also said that she didn’t expect a decision from the administration or legislation to result from the hearing.

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