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Dubai widens search for oil deals as sanctions cut flow from Iran

Associated Press -- Dubai's government-run oil company says it has started importing supplies from Qatar and is seeking other sources in apparent moves to replace Iranian crude lost because of international sanctions.

Sunday's statement from the Emirates National Oil Co. said it could seek to expand imports from the Middle East and Asia to help meet rising demand in the city-state, which has little of its own oil unlike neighboring Abu Dhabi.

The statement did not mention Iran, but Dubai was a major buyer of Iranian condensate — light oil ready for refineries — and faced U.S. pressure to stop the flow.


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Submitted Jan 28, 2013 By: RENEGADEGAS
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honda0105
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Message Posted: Feb 1, 2013 5:52:19 AM

camaro: where the fuel prices are even higher?
camaro_man
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Message Posted: Jan 29, 2013 4:36:01 PM

come to canada
studebaker1940
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Message Posted: Jan 29, 2013 9:40:59 AM

This isn't going to end well
Wizrd03
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Message Posted: Jan 29, 2013 6:40:49 AM

Boy, the middle east looking to import oil - who wudda thunk....
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Message Posted: Jan 29, 2013 5:59:56 AM

I agree tomok
tomok
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Message Posted: Jan 29, 2013 3:21:20 AM

Dubai widens search for oil deals as sanctions cut flow from Iran? Dubai doesn't have enough oil of their own and they have to import it? Are the international sanctions really working against Iran? As the World Turns and things happen! What next?
Vehicle manufactures Produce and the population ‘Drives’ vehicles with high MPG, are very safe, reliable, have a ‘reasonable’ cost and a good ‘value’ for the money.
The price of fuel at the pump is too high!
XII/XXII/MMXII! - The Day After......
SkooterG
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Message Posted: Jan 29, 2013 2:20:44 AM

A good thing. Get them insured, and held accountable for the various responsibilities of driving.
gd83goldwinger
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Message Posted: Jan 29, 2013 2:04:08 AM

All, now they know how we feel.
iFueler
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Message Posted: Jan 29, 2013 1:29:48 AM

an interesting development
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Message Posted: Jan 29, 2013 1:28:37 AM

what is that smell ?????/
BEngr
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Message Posted: Jan 29, 2013 1:27:39 AM

Its nice to know someone is in the same boat as we are.
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Message Posted: Jan 29, 2013 1:25:58 AM

I am sure with the background blessing of OBama
camel1
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Message Posted: Jan 29, 2013 1:25:15 AM

not surprising and day 2
UseLessGasFolks
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Message Posted: Jan 29, 2013 1:24:51 AM


Glad they are on board with the rest of us.
rd2000
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Message Posted: Jan 29, 2013 1:23:01 AM

old news
pinofl
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Message Posted: Jan 29, 2013 1:22:37 AM

?
RENEGADEGAS
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Message Posted: Jan 29, 2013 1:17:38 AM

Hey this is last nights story. Why is it still on the board?
Rooster922
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Message Posted: Jan 29, 2013 1:15:39 AM

Really, it doesn't have it own Oil?
KrsnaDragon
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Message Posted: Jan 29, 2013 1:07:50 AM

The unfortunate reality of sanctions.
Kawibiker
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Message Posted: Jan 29, 2013 1:07:03 AM

who cares... squeeze Iran more..
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Message Posted: Jan 29, 2013 1:06:36 AM

Old news
unicornpmb
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Message Posted: Jan 29, 2013 1:06:08 AM

Sounds like a plan.
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Message Posted: Jan 29, 2013 1:04:03 AM

POOR Dubai. Let then search.
gaspumpin
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Message Posted: Jan 29, 2013 1:01:10 AM

Squeeze Iran harder.
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Message Posted: Jan 29, 2013 12:58:57 AM

P.A. & Dubay
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Message Posted: Jan 29, 2013 12:58:56 AM

Poor babies...like Dubai doesn't have enough of its own oil.
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Message Posted: Jan 29, 2013 12:58:05 AM

sanctions rarely work, while Iran laughs at the world.
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Message Posted: Jan 29, 2013 12:58:01 AM

Black Market for the BLACK GOLD!!
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Message Posted: Jan 29, 2013 12:54:34 AM

they will find a way
kgbellman
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Message Posted: Jan 29, 2013 12:53:38 AM

I would bet there is more fuel waste in Dubai than the US
texasvet
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Message Posted: Jan 29, 2013 12:50:46 AM

Sanctions never work. They always make exceptions, some countries won't play, there's always smuggling. If you want to make an impression on Iran, the quickest way is to blow the crap out of their nuclear facilities.
Bald1usa
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Message Posted: Jan 29, 2013 12:48:10 AM

No worry, Iran will just back door it through Qatar or even Abu Dhabi. I would be surprised if it is not already happening.
CDMAuto
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Message Posted: Jan 29, 2013 12:46:09 AM

they will find a way.... sanctions do not work.... Example Cuba
Zonk
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Message Posted: Jan 29, 2013 12:45:07 AM

Arab buddies will come to their rescue as needed.
jrschl
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Message Posted: Jan 29, 2013 12:44:45 AM

The sanctions are farther reaching than initially planned.
granitestater
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Message Posted: Jan 29, 2013 12:44:04 AM

What? A country in the Persian Gulf that IMPORTS oil?
CarolinaDragon
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Message Posted: Jan 29, 2013 12:43:23 AM

Dubai should seek oil from the United States.
bridgerunner
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Message Posted: Jan 29, 2013 12:39:35 AM

It is good they are learning to play well with others, and stop playing with the bully.
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Message Posted: Jan 29, 2013 12:38:51 AM

Ok
pgerassi
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Message Posted: Jan 29, 2013 12:38:00 AM

Too bad.
Z51Corvette
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Message Posted: Jan 29, 2013 12:35:47 AM

dailyrun... is "yeah" all you can think of... can you enlighten us with some deeper wisdom...
Z51Corvette
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Message Posted: Jan 29, 2013 12:34:39 AM

Well, the cost of doing business sometimes creates difficulty. Work it out, deal with it. Iran needs to be held accountable.
Gay_Blade
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Message Posted: Jan 29, 2013 12:33:57 AM

here we go, another uptick. Any excuse will do!
MidNJ
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Message Posted: Jan 29, 2013 12:33:38 AM

Dubai Widens Search for Oil - because of Iran sanctions - ????

Guess Dubai is looking for a way to make some more money, especially if the sanctions last a while.

Dailyrun
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Message Posted: Jan 29, 2013 12:33:32 AM

yeah
ican2step
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Message Posted: Jan 29, 2013 12:31:47 AM

When...I mean WHEN will the global market see that we are sitting on more oil than the entire OPEC cartel? DRILL, REFINE, SHIP! We have the infrastructure. Gasoline should be under $2.00/gallon for ALL countries friendly to our ideals. $7.00 to those who are not.
Jmac2008
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Message Posted: Jan 29, 2013 12:31:09 AM

and as demand for oil decreases then why is the price still going up.
Tigercat88
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Message Posted: Jan 29, 2013 12:30:06 AM

Money Talks.
Matt G
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Message Posted: Jan 29, 2013 12:29:32 AM

You have to do what you have to do
Chris46
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Message Posted: Jan 29, 2013 12:29:25 AM

We've got them shaking in their boots, now let's tighten the noose
txkrb
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Message Posted: Jan 29, 2013 12:29:11 AM

Dubai does not have its own oil?

I did not know the Iranian sanctions were even accomplishing anything
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