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People withdraw money from a bank machine in the Iranian capital Tehran's Grand Bazaar in November, months after President Trump announced in May he was withdrawing from the 2015 Iran nuclear deal and reimposing sanctions on the country. Atta Kenare/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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The recent drop in oil prices has raised concerns about the international economy, as well as domestic growth in the United States. Charlie Riedel/AP hide caption

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Part of the Pardis petrochemical complex facilities in Assaluyeh, on the northern coast of the Persian Gulf, Iran. The United States has reimposed sanctions targeting Iran's economy. Iranian Presidency Office via AP hide caption

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Iran And Trading Partners Will Find Ways To Skirt Sanctions, Analysts Say

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Flames are seen at the production facility of Saudi Aramco's Shaybah oilfield in May. Ahmed Jadallah/Reuters hide caption

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Saudi Arabia's Ambitious Economic Overhaul Hinges On Reducing Its Oil 'Addiction'

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President Trump speaking at the "Unleashing American Energy" event at the Department of Energy in June 2017. Trump said he wants to reorient toward "American energy dominance." Susan Walsh/AP hide caption

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The sun sets behind an oil pump in the desert oil fields of Sakhir, Bahrain. OPEC nations agreed to reduce their production, but energy experts say that renewed U.S. sanctions on Iran could derail their supply cut deal. Hasan Jamali/AP hide caption

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"Keep it in the ground" activists protesting the Bayou Bridge Pipeline on February 17, 2018 near Belle Rose, Louisiana. Travis Lux/WWNO hide caption

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'Keep It In The Ground' Activists Optimistic Despite Oil Boom

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The Iranian oil tanker Sanchi was ablaze Sunday after a collision with a freighter off China's east coast. One crew member is dead and 31 are missing, as rescue efforts are hampered by bad weather and the fire. AP hide caption

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In this undated photo, caribou from the Porcupine Caribou Herd migrate onto the coastal plain of the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge in northeast Alaska. The refuge takes up an area nearly the size of South Carolina in Alaska's northeast corner. U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service via AP hide caption

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The damage to Houston's economy from Harvey's torrential rainfall will be by one estimate more than $30 billion, a staggering sum. Joe Raedle/Getty Images hide caption

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Economic Impact Of Harvey Could Be Felt Nationwide Before It's Over

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A BP oil well near Deadhorse, Alaska was misting natural gas on Alaska's frozen North Slope on Saturday. The Alaska Department of Conservation said on Monday that a team of workers had successfully stopped the leak. U.S. EPA/AP hide caption

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One of the sites for the Department of Energy's Strategic Petroleum Reserve lies within salt caverns 2,000 feet below the ground near Freeport, Texas. Jeff Brady/NPR hide caption

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Low Oil Prices Fuel Reconsideration Of Petroleum Reserves

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T. Boone Pickens, founder and chairman of BP Capital Management, participates in a discussion during a "birthday bash" last year in Oklahoma City. Alex Wong/Getty Images hide caption

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Is American Oil 'Dead'? T. Boone Pickens Says Yes ... But Only For Now

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Oil rigs extract petroleum in Culver City, Calif., on May 16, 2008. Gabriel Bouys/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Before Hollywood, The Oil Industry Made LA

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About 40 percent of Russia's food is imported. As the value of the ruble has declined, prices at grocery stores have risen. Anadolu Agency/Getty Images hide caption

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In Russia, The Oil Price Drop Hits Putin's Base Hard

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An oil field truck is used to make a transfer at oil-storage tanks in Williston, N.D., in 2014. It was atop tanks like these that oil worker Dustin Bergsing, 21, was found dead. Eric Gay/AP hide caption

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Mysterious Death Reveals Risk In Federal Oil Field Rules

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An oil drilling rig near Williston, N.D., in 2014. The U.S. has joined Saudi Arabia and Russia as one of the world's top oil producers. But the benefits that many forecasters predicted have not materialized. Eric Gay/AP hide caption

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The U.S. Is Pumping All This Oil, So Where Are The Benefits?

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Consumers have been benefiting from lower gas prices. Here, prices dip below $2 per gallon at an Exxon station in Woodbridge, Va., on Jan. 5. Saul Loeb/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Why Cheap Gas Might Not Be Good For The U.S. Economy

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Rob Oberg delivers oil to a home in south central Vermont. He works for Keyser Energy in Proctor, Vt., which provides heating fuel to about 5,000 customers. Nina Keck/Vermont Public Radio hide caption

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Homeowners Who Played The Odds On Oil Heating Costs Lose Out

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