Unimaginable even a few years ago, booming domestic supplies have major traders applying for...

|By:, SA News Editor

Unimaginable even a few years ago, booming domestic supplies have major traders applying for licenses to export substantial amounts of oil from the U.S. for the first time in decades, reports the FT. Exports would not only affect worldwide trading patterns, but also put pressure on the price of Brent crude, which currently sits at a hefty premium to the U.S. benchmark.