A key Republican senator thinks he’s found a way to win over Democrats on legislation to end the nation’s oil export ban — which would provide a new legislative victory for Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.).

Sen. John Hoeven (R-N.D.) is shopping the idea of pairing the oil export ban with legislation backed by Democrats to reauthorize and fully fund the Land and Water Conservation Fund (LWCF).

Hoeven hopes that by merging the two bills, he can attract Democrats such as Sen. Maria Cantwell (Wash.), the ranking Democrat on the Energy and Natural Resources Committee.

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Live next to Chevron refinery. Lots of petroleum consultants in the area. I am interested in learning more about the industry. Also, interested in finance, business, and investing in world markets.
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