Presidential Determination -- Pursuant to Section 1245 (d)(4)(B) and (C) of the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2012

The White House
Office of the Press Secretary
For Immediate Release

Presidential Determination -- Pursuant to Section 1245 (d)(4)(B) and (C) of the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2012

MEMORANDUM FOR THE SECRETARY OF STATE

                                     THE SECRETARY OF THE TREASURY

                                     THE SECRETARY OF ENERGY

 

SUBJECT:      Presidential Determination Pursuant to Section 1245(d)(4)(B) and (C) of the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2012 

By the authority vested in me as President by the Constitution and the laws of the United States, after carefully considering the report submitted to the Congress by the Energy Information Administration on April 30, 2015, and other relevant factors, including global economic conditions, increased oil production by certain countries, and the level of spare capacity, I determine, pursuant to section 1245(d)(4)(B) and (C) of the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2012, Public Law 112-81, and consistent with my prior determinations, that there is a sufficient supply of petroleum and petroleum products from countries other than Iran to permit a significant reduction in the volume of petroleum and petroleum products purchased from Iran by or through foreign financial institutions.   

I will continue to monitor this situation closely. 

The Secretary of State is hereby authorized and directed to publish this memorandum in the Federal Register.

 

BARACK OBAMA