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Studies


An abundance of analysis has recently emerged on the positive impacts of repealing the crude oil exports ban. The following reports have been released in 2014 on the subject:

  • In March 2014, Resources for the Future released a report, titled “Crude Behavior: How Lifting the Export Ban Reduces Gasoline Prices in the United States”;

  • On May 9, ICF International released a report, titled “The Impacts of U.S. Crude Oil Exports on Domestic Crude Production, GDP, Employment, Trade, and Consumer Costs”;

  • On May 29, IHS released a report, “U.S. Crude Oil Export Decision: Assessing the Impact of the Export Ban and Free Trade on the U.S. Economy”;

  • On September 9, Brookings and NERA Economic Consulting released “Changing Markets: Economic Opportunities from Lifting the U.S. Ban on Crude Oil Exports”;

  • On October 14, The Aspen Institute and the MAPI Foundation issued a report, “Lifting the Crude Oil Export Ban: The Impact on U.S. Manufacturing”;

  • On October 20, the Government Accountability Office released a study, “CHANGING CRUDE OIL MARKETS: Allowing Exports Could Reduce Consumer Fuel Prices, and the Size of the Strategic Reserves Should Be Reexamined”;

  • In January 2015, Columbia University‘s Center on Global Energy Policy released a report, “Navigating the U.S. Oil Export Debate”.

 

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