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Iran halts crude oil sales to U.K., French cos

Wall Street Market Watch -- NEW YORK (MarketWatch) -- Iran's Ministry of Petroleum said Sunday the country has halted sales of crude oil to British and French companies. European Union states have agreed to stop importing Iranian crude from Jul. 1. A U.K. government official told the BBC Iran's move would have no impact on U.K. energy security. The news service quoted AFP as saying that in 2011 France bought 3% of its oil, or 58,000 barrels per day, from Iran. The U.K. imported even less, said the BBC.

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Submitted Feb 20, 2012 By: jem069
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honda0105
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Message Posted: Feb 23, 2012 6:58:55 AM

no surprise. Iran has to do something to make good on its threats.

numbers
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Message Posted: Feb 21, 2012 8:17:41 AM

Money
tomok
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Message Posted: Feb 21, 2012 4:11:00 AM

Iran halts crude oil sales to U.K., French, there are other countries that will buy Iranian oil.
Whatever the size or shape the vehicle, Produce and ‘Drive’ vehicles with high MPG, are very reliable, have a ‘reasonable’ cost and a good ‘value’ for the money. Consider using ‘other’ forms of transportation or car pool to lower your cost for transportation.
The price of fuel at the pump is too high!
12/22/2012!
emptypockets2008
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Message Posted: Feb 21, 2012 1:09:47 AM

OK, OK
ammamama13
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Message Posted: Feb 21, 2012 1:02:54 AM

and the prices will continue to rise.
abacus44
Champion Author Toms River

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Message Posted: Feb 21, 2012 12:54:18 AM

Like Iran doesn't need the money to kep their economy going.
txkrb
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Message Posted: Feb 21, 2012 12:54:06 AM

Screw the iranian gov't, they are just a bunch of idiots
Without oil revenue there gov't won't have the money to continue their programs and the people of iran will eventually revolt

ravenclaw_29
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Message Posted: Feb 21, 2012 12:53:59 AM

OK
Rooster922
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Message Posted: Feb 21, 2012 12:52:20 AM

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gasmack
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Message Posted: Feb 21, 2012 12:51:32 AM

They're still talking crap. Let's see if they can survive the follow through.
bonzoonfmb
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Message Posted: Feb 21, 2012 12:51:23 AM

There is plenty of other supply out there but the speculators have already taken this situation to their advantage.
carman11
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Message Posted: Feb 21, 2012 12:49:43 AM

OK
Dodge_Me
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Message Posted: Feb 21, 2012 12:47:06 AM

Cut off iran, no more oil
Akcamper
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Message Posted: Feb 21, 2012 12:42:56 AM

screwed again!
bif65
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Message Posted: Feb 21, 2012 12:42:54 AM

ok
OGW
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Message Posted: Feb 21, 2012 12:37:10 AM

The next thing we hear will be that Iran made a deal to sell it's oil to the Jewish State so they will not get bombed over their nuclear plans.
PoohMcGoo
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Message Posted: Feb 21, 2012 12:34:21 AM

Let Iran starve, they'll cave in..
sit
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Message Posted: Feb 21, 2012 12:28:13 AM

OK
mstearno
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Message Posted: Feb 21, 2012 12:28:03 AM

big deal world market
jamieg2012
Veteran Author Sioux Falls

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Message Posted: Feb 21, 2012 12:26:49 AM

we should all stop buying oil if it comes from iran

if they want to play games then take away all their ways to make money
KhelbenArunson
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Message Posted: Feb 21, 2012 12:26:14 AM

ok
skyking19
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Message Posted: Feb 21, 2012 12:25:17 AM

So there still is a problem.
suzmar
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Message Posted: Feb 21, 2012 12:23:43 AM

I thought the French and the British were boycotting Iranian oil.
my2002m
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Message Posted: Feb 21, 2012 12:20:58 AM

Who cares. They had already stopped buying from them.
toadNY
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Message Posted: Feb 21, 2012 12:12:07 AM

Oil has already gone up an gas will follow!
blazerbob91
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Message Posted: Feb 21, 2012 12:09:13 AM

We will see $10 gas by 2020
Jeff1944
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Message Posted: Feb 21, 2012 12:07:19 AM

More election year hype perpetuated by the GOP to make it Osama Obama's fault.
MidNJ
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Message Posted: Feb 21, 2012 12:06:50 AM

TomTec; "drill here and drill now we do not need the middle east oil"

Really?

Seems like you are just a, -- "Drill Baby Drill" mantra budddy.

It is time to move on beyond the 2008 Mantra of -- "Drill Baby Drill".
us4usa
Champion Author Missouri

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Message Posted: Feb 21, 2012 12:04:58 AM

Well if you're not going to buy our oil, then we are going to stop selling it to you...
Think Iran got their feelings hurt???
mcmonsta
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Message Posted: Feb 21, 2012 12:04:42 AM

both of them should tell iran...we don't want it ,,,at least not form their oil fields
abcdMA
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Message Posted: Feb 21, 2012 12:03:58 AM

the sanctions continue
Is246
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Message Posted: Feb 21, 2012 12:02:54 AM

good
onegiraffeAL
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Message Posted: Feb 20, 2012 11:58:58 PM

ok
crowefamily1
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Message Posted: Feb 20, 2012 11:58:20 PM

they should tell iran to go and __________, well you know what I mean.
granitestater
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Message Posted: Feb 20, 2012 11:57:00 PM

India will buy the surplus...
kcboy
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Message Posted: Feb 20, 2012 11:48:50 PM

They just want to have control over every one.
eye-spy
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Message Posted: Feb 20, 2012 11:47:17 PM

Nothing like shooting ones self in the foot.
pickledude72
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Message Posted: Feb 20, 2012 11:41:07 PM

Bummer dudez
Bubba44612
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Message Posted: Feb 20, 2012 11:37:41 PM

China and India will take up the slack. So no change on the world supply.
fuelsaverMN
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Message Posted: Feb 20, 2012 11:37:17 PM

And to just make us pay more for gas.
fuelsaverMN
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Message Posted: Feb 20, 2012 11:36:48 PM

That no good NOBAMA has to go in 2012 or we won't have a country left.
tippybuddy
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Message Posted: Feb 20, 2012 11:33:16 PM

soon people will get tired of being threatened, at least that is my hope
nvwarped
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Message Posted: Feb 20, 2012 11:27:09 PM

ok
SparkieMi
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Message Posted: Feb 20, 2012 11:24:58 PM

Now what????
cmsense
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Message Posted: Feb 20, 2012 11:24:55 PM

Iran's population hasn't got fed up yet with the head nut-job.
bevmill
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Message Posted: Feb 20, 2012 11:24:24 PM

ok
Caribou2011
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Message Posted: Feb 20, 2012 11:22:13 PM

Ok
danreino
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Message Posted: Feb 20, 2012 11:22:08 PM

It helped raise prices here today by 16-20 cents a gallon !! Shoot Imadinnerjacket already !!
byoftDad
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Message Posted: Feb 20, 2012 11:21:57 PM

How does this matter and warrant a new report?
bullfrog69
Champion Author Texas

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Message Posted: Feb 20, 2012 11:21:26 PM

Old news jem069, very old! where ya bean?
DustyHorse
Champion Author Virginia

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Message Posted: Feb 20, 2012 11:20:55 PM

Realistically this has no effect. Great Britain has not imported Iranian oil in months but the speculators will go nuts.
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