Tuesday, April 05, 2005

US Oil Exports

US oil companies -- who've sold Congress on the need to drill in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge -- exported 268 million barrels of US oil last year. Sen Ron Wyden (D-OR) has fired off a letter to the Commerce Secretary demanding a list of the the companies. The Census Bureau -- part of the Commerce Department -- keeps track of the amount of US oil shipped overseas. But they refused to tell the Senator which companies were selling US oil abroad. (Reuters via Netscape News)

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