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Oil, food industry executives invited to White House -sources

Randy Mancini 28 Mar 21
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FILE PHOTO: U.S. President Joe Biden holds first Cabinet meeting at the White House in Washington, U.S., April 1, 2021. REUTERS/Tom Brenner

March 21, 2022

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Executives from the U.S. oil and other industries were invited to the White House on Monday for discussions with officials amid soaring gas prices and rising inflation, sources told Reuters.

The Marathon Petroleum Corp refining company was among the expected guests, as were representatives from the agriculture and food industries, the sources said on condition of anonymity.

(Reporting by Jarrett Renshaw; Writing by Doina Chiacu; Editing by Alex Richardson)