No. 15



OPEC Condemns US Antitrust Ruling As Absurdity

OPECs Secretary-General Ali Rodriguez, in a statement issued on 5 April, criticized an antitrust ruling by a US federal court which found the organization guilty of conspiring to manipulate crude oil prices. The case was brought by gasoline station operator Prewitt Enterprises of Birmingham, Alabama, and the ruling on 21 March was followed two days later by the submission to the Senate of a bill proposing US...