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Oil ends the week down 1.6 percent

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But benchmark U.S. crude finished the month up nearly 3 percent.
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Report: Exporting US oil would be economic boon

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A new report says the U.S. would benefit from lifting a nearly four-decade-old ban on exporting domestic crude oil.
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Oil drops on expected rise in U.S. supply

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Crude for July delivery fell $1.39 to close at $102.72 a barrel.

EPA Proposes new “residual risk” rule for refineries

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Cross Posted from Center for Progressive Reform Blog: On May 14, 2014, the EPA proposed new rules to control “residual risk” from hazardous air emissions (such as from benzene) at the nation’s petroleum refineries.     The Clean Air Act requires the EPA to calculate whether or not residual risk to human health exists after […]
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Oil eases but remains near $104 a barrel

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The U.S. oil price hit a one-month high earlier in the week.
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Oil climbs to $104 as U.S. supplies drop sharply

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A report from the Energy Department showed a drop of 7.2 million barrels in U.S. crude oil supplies.
(AP Photo/Reed Saxon, file)

AAA: Gas prices flat or down slightly this Memorial Day

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An estimated 36.1 million Americans will travel at least 50 miles this holiday weekend, the highest total since the recession, AAA forecasts.
A plant that produces ethanol is next to a cornfield near Coon Rapids, Iowa.  (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel)

EPA mulls ethanol change as industry profits soar

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EPA officials say fewer gallons of ethanol are necessary because the fuel efficiency of cars improved more quickly than expected, helping lower fuel demand.
Categories: Environment, Gasoline
(AP Photo/Rick Bowmer)

Average US gasoline price falls in Lundberg Survey

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The average price for regular gasoline at U.S. pumps fell 3.49 cents in the past two weeks to $3.6876 a gallon, according to Lundberg Survey Inc.
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Oil rises on U.S. housing data, Ukraine tensions

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Oil gained 2 percent for the week.