WATCHING THE WORLD: Enter the Oil Weapon

08/14/2006
It’s been years since anyone really took seriously the idea of the oil weapon. Indeed, a good many people still seem to think it is an altogether obsolete bit of equipment. Think again.Iran presents the most recent use of the oil weapon. Last week, the Iranians warned Britain and the US that the international community could face a new oil crisis if the United Nations Security Council were to impose sanctions on Tehran over its alleged attempt to acquire a nuclear weapons-making capability.Ali Larijani, Iran’s chief nuclear negotiator and head of the supreme national security council, shed crocodile tears and went on to pledge that his country would really be reluctant to cut ...
read-story

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