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- Libya. // MEED: Middle East Economic Digest;8/9/1996, Vol. 40 Issue 32, p31
Describes the reactions by international oil companies working in Libya to the economic sanctions passed by the US Congress on July 22, 1996 against countries that will invest large amounts in Libya. Operations by Italian firm Agip and French firm Total in Libya.
- Libya. // MEED: Middle East Economic Digest;2/14/1997, Vol. 41 Issue 7, p19
Reports that the United States has apparently eased implementation of sanctions against non-U.S. companies investing in the oil and gas sectors of Libya. Republican Party no longer pushing for action; Questions on how the August 1996 sanctions act will be implemented; Senator Alfonse D'Amato's...
- No pain, no gain. Feuilherade, Pete // Middle East;Apr97, Issue 266, p19
Reports on the failure of the United States to impose commercial sanctions on foreign firms investing in Iran's oil industry, a move introduced with the aim of increasing Iran's commercial isolation. Negative reactions from European Union countries and France; Significance of general agreement...
- Iran. // MEED: Middle East Economic Digest;3/12/1999, Vol. 43 Issue 10, p22
Focuses on the campaign of oil industry investors in the United States to relax the country's economic sanctions against Iran to open business opportunities in the country's oil industry.
- Who's hurt by oil ban, Iran or US companies? George, Dev // Offshore;May95, Vol. 55 Issue 5, p6
Discusses the disadvantage of the US economic sanctions against Iran on American companies. Prohibition of Conoco to develop an oil field in Iran; Consequences of the American embargo against Vietnam and Libya; Iran's exportation of oil to the international market.
- Trade embargos don't work. George, Dev // Offshore;Jul95, Vol. 55 Issue 7, p6
Reports that in 1994, the United States government has imposed more restrictions on free trade for political reasons than any country in the world. Impact on American oil companies of such policies; Oil giants' refusal to allow American oil companies to participate in exploration, development...
- Iran. // MEED: Middle East Economic Digest;2/14/1997, Vol. 41 Issue 7, p15
Reports on the apparent temporary suspension of United States efforts to enforce secondary sanctions against Iran's oil and gas industry. Failure of the U.S. State Department's Office of Economic Sanctions Policy, responsible for implementing the Iran-Libya Sanctions Act of 1996, to react to...
- Iran. // MEED: Middle East Economic Digest;2/14/1997, Vol. 41 Issue 7, p16
Reports on French oil company Total's confirmation of talks on a possible investment in the offshore South Pars gas field in Iran. United States political attention shifting away from Iran since the November 1996 election; Expected reaction from the U.S. if Total agrees to invest in South Pars;...
- Isolated by U.S., but not by Europe. A.C.; English, Carey W. // U.S. News & World Report;10/13/97, Vol. 123 Issue 14, p42
Points out how the United States found itself isolated in the fall 1997 when French oil company Total announced a deal to develop a major gas field in Iran. The Iran and Libya Sanctions Act passed by US Congress, which requires the US to cut ties with any foreign firm investing in the petroleum...