March 4, 2017

British Petroleum and the Redline Agreement: The West's by Edwin Black

By Edwin Black

within the turbulent historical past of Mideast oil, one corporation and one mystery pact stand specially others because the pivotal strength that, by way of muscle and maneuver, brought that region's petroleum to the West. regardless of and via advantage of bloody wars to say, commercialize and keep an eye on that oil, the flamable move not often, if ever, stopped. That corporation, working lower than many previous names, used to be British Petroleum, now BP. the key pact it engineered used to be the key Redline Agreement.

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