Oil’s strategic value invites government intervention

Oil’s Strategic Value Invites Government Intervention


“Oil ain’t pork bellies.” That was a comment made during the debate in the early 1980s regarding the decline in crude oil prices and the implementation of futures trading of crude oil. The point he was trying to make is crude oil is not just a commodity, but it is…

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Alex Mills is the former President of the Texas Alliance of Energy Producers. The Alliance is the largest state oil and gas associations in the nation with more than 3,000 members in 305 cities and 28 states.


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