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Is the situation in Egypt raising gas prices?

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Last Thursday’s fourth month high for oil prices has been attributed to the crisis in Egypt, as the country plays a key role in the flow of oil and natural gas through its operation of the Suez Canal. Sharon Epperson, CNBC’s Senior Commodities Correspondent, discusses whether Egypt’s turmoil could lead to even higher gas prices at home.Aug.19.2013

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