OPEC grappling with postwar Iraq questions

Postwar Iraq commands center stage on the agenda of the Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries, but the issue remains surrounded by questions.That was made evident by comments from some of the key figures in OPEC attending the 4th Oil Summit last month in Paris."After this war nothing will be the same," was the opening remark of Mustapha K. Faïd, one of the organizers of the summit. "A war is taking place in Iraq, a founding member of (OPEC). "Deep regional and international consequences are expected," he said, "especially on the geopolitical and economic fronts, but also as far as the organization of the oil market is concerned."With OPEC Pres. Abdullah bin Hamad AL-Attiyah, ...

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