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Breaking: Qatar Quits OPEC after 57
years in Huge Swipe at Saudi Arabia
as Middle East Fury rises

Daily Express [UK], by Charlie Buckle

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Posted By:Attercliffe, 12/3/2018 8:44:59 AM

TENSIONS between Qatar and Saudi Arabia were ratcheted up today as Qatar took a HUGE swipe at its Middle Eastern rivals. Qatar said today it was quitting OPEC from January to focus on its gas ambitions, taking a swipe at the group´s de facto leader Saudi Arabia and marring efforts to show unity before this week´s meeting of exporters to tackle an oil price slide. Doha, one of OPEC´s smallest oil producers but the world´s biggest liquefied natural gas (LNG) exporter, is embroiled in a protracted diplomatic row with Saudi Arabia and some other Arab states. Qatar said its decision was not

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: Nevadadad46, 12/3/2018 8:58:17 AM     (No. 11851100)

Yikes.What if Iran and Kuwait followed? This could start a whole new revolution -

Oh, sorry, I mean a whole new wave of cheating on OPEC control of oil prices.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: M2, 12/3/2018 9:06:46 AM     (No. 11851115)

It´s nice to be the world´s largest oil exporter, isn´t it? America, that is, not "Arabia."

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Reply 3 - Posted by: dvc, 12/3/2018 10:38:05 AM     (No. 11851234)

Qatar is a significant funding source for jihadis. Since the same jihadis have been trying to overthrow the Saudi family in Arabia, there has been bad blood between the Saudis and Qatar for a long time.

Just the latest spat between various Muslim factions.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: NYbob, 12/3/2018 11:08:58 AM     (No. 11851288)

This should open a few Frack fields in the US.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: NorthernDog, 12/3/2018 11:58:12 AM     (No. 11851331)

By the luck of the draw tiny Qatar is sitting on massive gas deposits. Their per capita income is the highest in the world. Too bad so much of that wealth is wasted.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: JansGraphix, 12/3/2018 12:12:46 PM     (No. 11851358)

´Qatar Quits OPEC after 57
years ...´

Reminds how that Odunga campaigned in 57 States ...

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EpGH02DtIws

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