U.S. Awards SPR Contracts Worth $229.5 Million to ExxonMobil, BP, Others

The Biden administration has awarded Strategic Petroleum Reserve (SPR) contracts for 2.95 million barrels of oil worth about $229.5 million to four companies, the U.S. Energy Department said on Thursday. The U.S.-produced crude oil is being purchased for an average price of $77.81 per barrel, lower than the average of about $95 per barrel that … Read more