In the debate over the current ban on exporting crude oil from the United States, both sides agree that the energy universe has changed dramatically since the restriction was imposed in the 1970s to husband the nation's energy resources in a time of Middle East embargoes and supply shortages.
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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.