** FILE ** The Obama administration recently decided to release 30 million barrels of oil from the country's emergency reserve as part of a broader international response to lost oil supplies caused by turmoil in the Middle East and North Africa. (AP Photo/J Pat Carter, File)

Photo by: J Pat Carter

** FILE ** The Obama administration recently decided to release 30 million barrels of oil from the country's emergency reserve as part of a broader international response to lost oil supplies caused by turmoil in the Middle East and North Africa. (AP Photo/J Pat Carter, File)