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It Will Take More Than the Soleimani Crisis to Cause Lasting Oil Price Spikes

Greg Priddy
Director, Global Energy and Middle East, Stratfor
Jan 17, 2020 | 09:30 GMT
OPEC's logo is seen at the organization's headquarters on Sept. 26, 2019.

OPEC's logo is seen at the organization's headquarters on Sept. 26, 2019. The killing of Qassem Soleimani didn't especially hit oil prices, but unresolved U.S.-Iranian tensions could.

(OMAR MARQUES/SOPA Images/LightRocket via Getty Images)

Though oil markets have calmed since the U.S. strike against the Iranian general, the potential for a massive price move in the event of a major, lasting disruption remains....

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