Felicity Bradstock is a freelance writer specialising in Energy and Finance. She has a Master’s in International Development from the University of Birmingham, UK. U.S. refiners have been bracing themselves for the possibility that President Biden will impose some sort of fuel exports ban or restriction ahead of the mid-terms. One industry executive said his company didn’t have a place to put the excess fuel, so would have to slow refinery runs and produce less diesel and gasoline. Oil producers and energy experts have widely criticized the plan, suggesting that it could lead to job losses, productivity declines, and, in the long run, high prices. U.S. refineries are preparing themselves for the possibility that President Biden could impose a ban on fuel exports after the White House dangled the threat of the ban in front of refiners. No action has been taken to date, but with the mid-terms coming […]