NO LARGE DISRUPTION SEEN IN SOVIET EXPORTS AFTER COUP ATTEMPT

Seaborne and pipeline exports of crude oil and products from the Soviet Union showed no significant disruption after last month's abortive coup. Communist hardliners failed to make their ouster of President Mikhail Gorbachev stick, and he returned to Moscow Aug. 21 (OGJ, Aug. 26, p. 27). The International Energy Agency says considerable uncertainty surrounds the volume and makeup of Soviet oil exports in the coming months. That's due to recent political events and possible extension of

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