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U.S. Considering Options if Oil Export Ban Challenged – Sources

Posted September 17, 2014

Under Economic Issues, International Trade Issues

(Reuters)

Obama administration officials are concerned about the legality of a ban on oil exports and have begun discussing how to deal with potential challenges from nations that want to buy U.S. crude, two sources said.

Officials in the Office of the U.S. Trade Representative and the National Security Council have each held internal talks about potential free-trade challenges from South Korea and NATO allies, two sources familiar with the matter said. Read more here.