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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
omadhaun
  • A fool; a simpleton: a term of abuse common in Ireland and to a less extent in the Gaelic-speaking parts of Scotland.
This word is partly Irish in origin.