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"At the least, a moderate-to-severe attack on Abqaiq would slow average production there from 6.8 millions barrels a day to roughly a million barrels for the first two months postattack, a loss equivalent to approximately one-third of America's current daily consumption of crude oil. Even as long as seven months after an attack, Abqaiq output would still be about 40 percent of preattack output, as much as 4 million barrels below normal - roughly equal to what all of the OPEC partners collectively took out of production during the devastation 1973 embargo."
Prologue, p. xxi

"My business with Yuri, if you want to call it that, was to do a favor for a friend who wanted to know if Yuri was interested in financing an oil contract, a perfectly legitimate one. My friend figured that the Russian, with all his loose cash, might want to get out of the arms trade and...

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