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Who would have thought that America would become a global fuel factory? We knew that the United States was on the road to self-sufficiency in crude oil but the trade route that sucked energy into the U.S. is not just abating. It has now reversed. America is becoming a fuel export and the big trading houses are scrambling to book vessels to ship fuel from Gulf coast oil refiners to overseas destinations.

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