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Senate panel passes bill lifting crude oil export ban

By KEVIN FREKING
Associated Press

WASHINGTON (AP) -- A U.S. Senate panel approved energy legislation Thursday that would lift the 40-year-old ban on crude oil exports and open more areas...full story
updated 2015-07-31 06:22 AM
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Senate panel passes bill lifting crude oil export ban
By KEVIN FREKING
Associated Press

WASHINGTON (AP) -- A U.S. Senate panel approved energy legislation Thursday that would lift the 40-year-old ban on crude oil exports and open more areas....Fullstory

2015-07-31 06:22 AM

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