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Clairvoyant on fuel security?

29 June 2019

9:00 AM

29 June 2019

9:00 AM

What is it about the words ‘fuel security’ that this government doesn’t understand?

The first duty of any government is to safeguard the security of its country and its citizens. That is why, following OPEC’s quadrupling of the world oil price in 1973, the government of the day rightly, if belatedly, in 1979 joined the International Energy Agency which had been set up by the OECD as a mutual protection society for developed nations whose economies were dependent on oil-imports.

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