April 19, 2012

Argentina's Oil Raid Will End Badly

John Gapper, Financial Times

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Sometimes the most obvious and tempting strategy is the stupidest. That applies to Argentina’s decision to seize a majority share in YPF, its biggest oil company, from Repsol, the Spanish energy group.

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EU Divided Over Shale Gas and Oil
Jamestown Foundation
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