Biden to announce release of oil reserves as part of effort to lower gas prices

Originally Published: 23 NOV 21 07:31 ET

    (CNN) -- President Joe Biden on Tuesday will announce the Department of Energy will release 50 million barrels of oil from the Strategic Petroleum Reserve as part of an effort to lower high gas prices and address the lack of oil supply around the world.

This release will be in coordination with other major energy consuming nations, including China, India, Japan, the Republic of Korea and the United Kingdom, the White House announced in a fact sheet.

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