Three days before Christmas in 1975, president Gerald Ford signed a law creating the United States' first emergency stash of crude oil. The nation had been traumatized by an oil embargo a few years earlier. At that time, the OPEC, the cartel of oil-producing nations, had a stranglehold on the world's supply of crude.
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The US Department of Energy has suspended sale of up to 12 million barrels of government-owned crude, due to the recent crash in global oil prices, an agency’s spokeswoman said. “In the light of the recent fluctuations in global oil markets, the US Department of Energy is suspending the recently announced sale of crude oil from the Strategic Petroleum Reserve,” Jess Szymanski, a DOE spokeswoman, said in a statement. “Given current oil markets, this is not the optimal time for the sale.” The suspen