Study: Lifting export ban would bring diverse benefits: API-commissioned investigation predicts nationwide job growth
A study commissioned by a national energy lobbying group found every state — not just oil-producing ones like North Dakota — would benefit economically if the United States lifted its crude oil export ban, officials said.
“When it comes to crude oil, the rewards of free trade are not limited to energy-producing states,” Kyle Isakower, vice president for regulatory and economic policy at the American Petroleum Institute, said Thursday on a conference call with reporters.
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