The U.S. Department of Energy is working hard these days to disprove the adage that truth is the first victim of war. DOE is waging its own private war against rumors, as a sideshow to the war in the Middle East. The effort is not as insignificant as it might seem: By smothering rumors with facts, DOE can prevent large swings in oil markets that could cost consumers billions of dollars. DEFEATING A PROPHESY Last week Energy Sec. James Watkins reminded the National Petroleum Council, oil industry executives who serve as his advisory council, that analysts seemed to agree last fall a war would send spot market prices to $601 00...

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