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Over a Barrel: Breaking the Middle East Oil Cartel

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Longtime commodities trader Raymond J. Learsy lifts the veil of the Mideast oil cartel, showing how OPEC manipulates the oil markets and destabilizes the world's economy. With refreshing candor and an insider's perspective, Learsy explains how OPEC: twists bogus perceptions of oil scarcity to hike prices and gain political power is compromised by Islamist terrorist connect ...more
Hardcover, 274 pages
Published August 1st 2005 by Nelson Current
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Lester Cockram
Mar 25, 2016 Lester Cockram rated it really liked it
Long time commodity trader Raymond Learsy really put in a lot of time and effort in writing this very informative book on what goes on behind the scenes in extracting and pricing a barrel of crude to the market place.
The book takes the reader to the year 2008 including The Seven Sisters, and of course the history of the 11 countries that make up OPEC. Hoping Learsy will
follow up this book catching the reader up from 2008 to present day. Would love to be able to follow the money and details on
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