Are You a Researcher? Journalist? Congressional Staffer?

This resources section is designed to help guide researchers, journalists and Congressional staffers to essential reading and studies on the issue of oil exports.

  • The topline “Case for Exports” can be found here. This high-level overview of the issue explains why repealing the export ban makes sense for the United States.
  • A rundown of what third party experts, editorial boards and thought leaders are saying on this issue can be found here.
  • In March 2015, the U.S. Energy Information Administration is expected to release its “Annual Energy Outlook” (AEO) with updated resource estimates.

Other documents:
Historic and Legislative Background on Crude Oil Exports Ban (Congressional Research Service Report)