Akin Gump Article Analyzes Commerce Department Guidance on Crude Oil Export Restrictions
Energy Law Report has published the article “Commerce Issues Guidance Regarding Restrictions on Crude Oil Exports,” written by Edward Rubinoff, partner in Akin Gump’s international trade practice; Stephen Davis and Gabriel Procaccini, partners in the firm’s oil & gas and natural resources practice; and Christian Davis, counsel in the international trade practice.
The article, which originated as an Akin Gump client alert, provides background regarding crude oil export restrictions and discusses guidance the Department of Commerce issued in December 2014. It also gives a detailed analysis of the department’s frequently asked questions and related answers pertaining to those restrictions and notes the impact on the debate over lifting the export restrictions on crude oil.
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