State Department Urged To Thwart "Gas OPEC"

Law360, New York (April 3, 2007, 12:00 AM EDT) -- The United States must take preemptive action to stop leading natural gas producers from forming an OPEC-style gas cartel, Rep. Ileana Ros-Lehtinen has said in a letter to Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice.

The letter urged Rice to take a strong stance on the issue before natural gas exporting countries, including Russia and Iran, convene in Doha, Qatar on April 9.

Ros-Lehtinen’s concerns about the effects of a cartel similar to the Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries echoed those expressed by European Union and United States...
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