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Japan to continue to import Iran’s oil

By Eric Watkins LOS ANGELES, May 29 – What gives? The incoming head of the Petroleum Association of Japan said the country’s oil industry will work with the government to make sure Iran’s oil continues to flow into the country … Continue reading

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Looking for a win-win in Baghdad

By Eric Watkins LOS ANGELES, May 23 – At today’s talks in Baghdad between Iran and the so-called P5+1 nations – the U.S., Britain, France, China, Russia, and Germany – the best outcome would be a win-win situation for both … Continue reading

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British oil explorer shrugs off Argentine threat

By Eric Watkins LOS ANGELES, April 27 – Borders & Southern, the UK oil firm which currently holds five exploration licenses offshore the Falkland Islands, is apparently unmoved over recent legal threats issued by Argentina’s government. Indeed, far from shrinking … Continue reading

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Busy times along the Asia-Pacific oil supply line

By Eric Watkins LOS ANGELES, April 13 – Well, it’s long past April Fool’s Day, but only a fool would deny the tension rising in Asia-Pacific over challenges – or should we say threats – to the region’s oil supply … Continue reading

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