Watching the World: Tehran's impotence exposed

Gulf Arabs are up in arms over attempts by Iran to drag them into its growing confrontation with the international community over nuclear weapons, as noted by one eminent Arab commentator. "I think that the Iranian government is disappointed that oil prices have not soared as a result of the successive sanctions imposed by the US and Europe against it," said Abdul Rahman Al-Rashid, general manager of the Dubai-based al-Arabiya TV. Iran was hoping for an upsurge in oil prices that could force its rivals to retract their boycott, especially amid a nervous market still reeling from disruptions in Libya. Iran was disappointed that sanctions did not raise prices and turned to reitera...

Why Register?

Non-subscribers can only view whitepapers by providing name, home and email address, phone number and other information and comment on/rate articles.

Why Subscribe?

Oil & Gas Journal subscribers with login credentials can access these premium features of OGJ Online:

  • Current Issue – an html version of the current week's issue of Oil & Gas Journal.
  • Past Issues – An Electronic OGJ Archive. A keyword-searchable archive of all issues of Oil & Gas Journal dating back to 1990; also searchable by issue date.
  • Market Journal – a weekly round-up of the oil and gas markets, with observations from leading analysts.
  • Editor's Perspective – a short article of insight and opinion by the Editor of Oil & Gas Journal.
  • OGJ Industry Stats – quick access to current industry statistics from Oil & Gas Journal.
  • OGJ Survey Downloads - quick access to exclusive reports from Oil & Gas Journal.


Subscriber Help or Subscribe

Oil & Gas Journal Subscribers: Have your subscription number (from the mailing label on the cover of your Oil & Gas Journal) and e-mail address ready to set up your online account through Customer Service Assistant.

If you're not an Oil & Gas Journal subscriber, start a subscription and gain access to the subscriber areas of OGJ Online now.

Stay Connected