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Business News Archive - September 02, 2005

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Bush administration will offer some 30 million barrels of crude oil from its emergency stockpile for sale, in addition to loaning 9.1 million barrels to specific refiners, to help stabilize the hurricane-hit oil market, Energy Secretary Samuel Bodman said on Friday.

Word of the Day
chomage
  • Stoppage; cessation (of labor).
  • A standing still or idling (of mills, factories, etc.).
The word chomage comes into English from French.]
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