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Iran says Gulf oil route at risk if attacked

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posted on Jun, 28 2008 @ 07:30 PM
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Iran says Gulf oil route at risk if attacked


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The Revolutionary Guards said Iran would impose controls on shipping in the vital Gulf oil route if Iran was attacked and warned regional states of reprisals if they took part, a newspaper reported on Saturday.

Fear of an escalation in the standoff between the West and Iran, the world's fourth largest oil producer, have been one factor propping up sky-high oil prices. Crude hit a record level on international markets near $143 a barrel on Friday.
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posted on Jun, 28 2008 @ 07:30 PM
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They in could indeed stop traffic if they really wanted to, unless we came in hard and fast. I wonder, what would this do to gas prices here domestically. Would this mean gas would skyrocket to $8-9 a gallon?

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