Oil Embargo

Some articles on oil embargo, oil, embargo:

South African Oil Embargo
... The South African oil embargo was introduced on 20 November 1987 when the United Nations General Assembly adopted a voluntary international oil embargo against South Africa in order ...
Saudi Arabia–United States Relations - History - Oil Embargo & The Energy Crises
... King Faisal had decided to contribute in an oil embargo against the United States and Europe in favor of the Arab position in the Yom Kippur War causing an energy ... difficult for us to continue to supply the United States with oil, or even remain friends with the United States” King Faisal in an interview with international media ... at that era, Saudi Arabia started pumping oil to the US again ...
1973 Oil Crisis - Effects On International Relations
... administration also suffered a major blow in the aftermath of the oil embargo ... The oil embargo was announced roughly one month after a right-wing military coup in Chile led by General Augusto Pinochet toppled socialist president ... a consequence, a Latin American bloc was organized and financed in part by Venezuela and its oil revenues, which quadrupled between 1970 and 1975 ...
Organization Of Arab Petroleum Exporting Countries - History
... On 9 January 1968, three of the then–most conservative Arab oil states Kuwait, Libya, and Saudi Arabia agreed at a conference in Beirut, Lebanon to found the Organization of Arab Petroleum ... Such use of the economic weapon of oil embargo in the struggle against Israel had been regularly proposed at Arab Petroleum Congresses, but it took the Six Day War for the embargo happen ... However Saudi Arabia's oil production was up by 9% that year, and the main embargo lasted only ten days and was completely ended by the Khartoum Conference ...

Famous quotes containing the words embargo and/or oil:

    It took six weeks of debate in the Senate to get the Arms Embargo Law repealed—and we face other delays during the present session because most of the Members of the Congress are thinking in terms of next Autumn’s election. However, that is one of the prices that we who live in democracies have to pay. It is, however, worth paying, if all of us can avoid the type of government under which the unfortunate population of Germany and Russia must exist.
    Franklin D. Roosevelt (1882–1945)

    I became increasingly anarchistic. I began to find people of my own class vicious, people in clean collars uninteresting. I even accepted smells, personal as well as official. Everyone who came to the studio smelled either of machine oil or herring.
    Margaret Anderson (1886–1973)