Hemisphere Focus - Vol. 07, Issue 5 — July 27, 1999
Energy Alert - North American Energy Market Hits A Little Bump in the Road
July 27, 1999
Although it is not on the official agenda of the hemispheric energy ministerial conference this week in New Orleans (July 28-30), a topic of discussion and some concern is bound to be an anti-dumping petition filed by small independent oil producers in the United States who seek high retaliatory tariffs against petroleum imports from Mexico, Venezuela, and two Persian Gulf countries (Saudi Arabia and Iraq).