OPEC/NON-OPEC AND OIL PRICES
Venezuela Hopes for Accord with US on Access to Oil Market
Venezuela ishoping to reach an accord with the United States to gain preferential access tothe US oil market, according to the country's new Energy Minister, Mr. JulioCesar Gil. In an interview with the Caracas newspaper El Nacional, 12 August,Mr. Gil said that a Venezuelan effort to reach a "special regime ofaccess" to the US oil market would be part of a policy designed to...