Continental Resources Inc. CEO Harold Hamm testifies on ending oil export ban

Continental Resources Inc. CEO Harold Hamm says the U.S. should allow oil exports in light of booming domestic production.

BY JAY F. MARKS Published: January 31, 2014

One of the nation’s premier oilmen testified in favor of ending a ban on oil exports Thursday before a Senate committee.

Continental Resources Inc. CEO Harold Hamm said the ban is one of only two remaining laws passed in the 1970s to artificially control the supply, demand and price of U.S. energy.

Now the nation is on...

Oklahoman subscribers have access to this article. Unlock it below.

What is this? Learn more. has disabled the comments for this article.

Trending Now


  1. 1
    Four-Time Deportee Arrested For Allegedly Molesting Young Girl In Texas
  2. 2
    Islamic State leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi formerly a U.S. captive - Washington Times
  3. 3
    9-year-old girl dies from brain-eating amoeba after swimming
  4. 4
    Did Pope Francis really tell a 90-year-old atheist journalist that 1 in 50 priests are pedophiles?
  5. 5
    Facebook and Twitter won the World Cup Final
+ show more