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US oil policy, told in barrels, big names and beats

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Listen: US oil policy, told in barrels, big names and beats

Capitol Crude co-hosts Brian Scheid and Herman Wang couldn't get tickets to the Tony Award-winning musical "Hamilton," so they perform their own rap musical -- on oil policy, of course.

Their tale of oil policy topics over the past few years is also Herman's final episode before he heads off to London to become the lead OPEC correspondent for Platts. From the US crude export debate to the Jones Act to the latest OPEC meeting and everything in between, the cast recording of Capitol Crude: The Musical traces the founding of the podcast and the legacy Brian will maintain.

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