Making Sense of Shifting Crude Oil Export Policy
Posted at 9:34 a.m. on July 23, 2014
While the oil industry is still sorting out the meaning of a recent Commerce Department decision to allow exports of certain petroleum liquids, the movement toward loosening restrictions on the crude oil trade has taken a faster than expected trajectory.
A year ago, the prospect of relaxing a decades-old prohibition got little mention – but last week it was a central subject at an Energy Information Administration conference.
We have more on the policy shift in a Policy Focus feature at Roll Call.