This week, hundreds of energy executives and officials have been gathered in Houston for the annual IHS CERAWeek, the Super Bowl of energy conferences.
While alternative energy was a a hot topic of discussion, it was drowned out by the refrain of U.S. oil producers calling for the 1970s ban on U.S. oil exports lifted.
What would lifting the ban mean for prices at the pump and the U.S. oil industry?
Here & Now's Robin Young discusses this with Dan Boyce of Inside Energy, a public media collaboration that focuses on America's energy issues.
This segment aired on April 24, 2015.