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US, Allies Tap Oil Reserves To Offset Mideast Turmoil, High Gas Prices

"Wary of a new surge in gas prices, the Obama administration said Thursday it is selling off 30 million barrels of oil from the country’s emergency reserves as part of a broader international response to lost oil supplies caused by turmoil in the Middle East and North Africa, particularly Libya."

Source: AP, 06/24/2011
July 1, 2017

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