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  • Authorities weigh in on lifting of federal oil export banJuly 6, 2015

    By Andrew Wernette

    What would it mean for North Dakota and the nation if the long-standing federal ban on exporting crude oil were lifted?

    That is the question many are asking now that the United States has enough oil to share in a world that would gladly buy it. There are arguments both for and against such a measure, those opposed to it making the chief claim that letting American oil flow out of the country would create a rise in the price of gasoline.
    However, many officials insist that this can’t be further from the truth. The economic benefits, they say, are a door just waiting to be opened. To continue reading, click here.