Explainer Episode 66 – Strategic Petroleum Reserve

Earlier this year, the U.S. Energy Information Administration reported that the nation’s Strategic Petroleum Reserve, or SPR, held approximately 358 million barrels, its lowest level in forty years. Is that a problem? What is the SPR and how is it supposed to operate? How much petroleum is it supposed to hold?

Listen in on the Regulatory Transparency Project’s Explainer Episode 66, as expert J. Kennerly Davis discusses the SPR.

J. Kennerly Davis, Jr.

Former Senior Attorney

Hunton Andrews Kurth LLP

Regulatory Process

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