Oil prices skid as Biden pushes for US fuel cost cuts

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Oil prices skid as Biden pushes for US fuel cost cuts

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June 22, 2022 12:56 PMUS energy firms are pressured to drive down fuel prices as they reap record profits.

The data showed a capacity decline of 125,790 barrels per day (bpd) last year on top of the 800,000 bpd drop in 2020.

"These actions are not beneficial to meeting the challenges we face," Mr Wirth said in a letter addressed to Mr Biden, which sparked a response from the President saying the industry was being too sensitive.

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Category: Economy

Topics: Prices Barrel Supply Biden Latest Fuel Companies Inflation Data Gasoline Limited

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Published On: 2022-06-22, 12:56:44

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