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November 28, 2014

Making Sense of Shifting Crude Oil Export Policy

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.

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