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U.S. sends first crude shipment to Saudi Arabia in years

Christian Fernsby ▼ | August 6, 2020
The United States sent a shipment of crude to Saudi Arabia in June, data from the U.S. Census Bureau showed.
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Appears to be the first such delivery since the U.S. ban on crude exports ended in 2015.

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The United States shipped about 550,000 barrels, or 18,300 barrels per day (bpd), of crude to Saudi Arabia in June, U.S. Census data shows. The U.S. Energy Information Administration has no recorded instances of a U.S. crude shipment to Saudi Arabia.