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Iran Deal Imperils Our Energy and National Security

There are different types of crude oil located in different parts of the world... The United States has an abundance of "light, sweet" crude it currently can't sell to its allies, while the country needs "sour"crude oil from other countries. So, even with the ban lifted, importing oil is necessary.  

Oil Export Drive Gains in Senate Though Action Won't Be Swift

A possible Senate breakthrough to end the wrongheaded crude oil export ban?  

Fredericks: Lift the crude oil export ban

What kind of world do we live in, where America's leaders try to give Iran better international trading terms than we provide our own petroleum producers?  

For the sake of jobs, lift the ban on exporting U.S. oil

The United States recently overtook Russia and Saudi Arabia to become the world's leading oil and natural gas producer.  

Gulf of Mexico offshore oil and gas lease sale yields $22.7 million in high bids

The Department of the Interior's Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) today held an oil and gas lease sale for the Western Gulf of Mexico that drew $22,675,212 in high bids for tracts on the U.S. Outer Continental Shelf offshore Texas - located from nine to 250 nautical miles offshore in water depths ranging from 16 to more than 10,975 feet  

Time to Lift the Oil Export Ban

Today, there is only one major product the U.S. bans from export. Surprisingly, it is a product in which the U.S. is nearly self-sufficient.  

The U.S. is not opening the tap on crude oil exports

A planned deal to swap Mexican crude for lighter and more expensive U.S. oil is just a drop in the bucket toward ending a 40-year ban.  

An antiquated oil export ban

As part of the new nuclear agreement, the Iranian energy industry will be allowed to export its oil. If only America was so lucky.