'No change' to US oil export rules

An Obama administration spokesman clarified a decision made by the Commerce Department that appeared to signal an easing of a ban on exporting oil, saying there had been no change to federal rules that forbid sending crude overseas.

Newsletter signup


Become an Upstream member!

Membership includes a subscription to our weekly newspaper providing in-depth news from the energy industry, plus full-access to this site and its archives. Still not convinced? Try our free trial.

Already a member?