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U.S.economic and energy security interests in the Persian Gulf

United States. Congress. House. Committee on Banking, Finance, and Urban Affairs. Subcommittee on Economic Stabilization.

U.S.economic and energy security interests in the Persian Gulf

hearing before the Subcommittee on Economic Stabilization of the Committee on Banking, Finance, and Urban Affairs, House of Representatives, One Hundred First Congress, second session, August 7, 1990.

by United States. Congress. House. Committee on Banking, Finance, and Urban Affairs. Subcommittee on Economic Stabilization.

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Published by U.S. G.P.O., For sale by the Supt. of Docs., Congressional Sales Office, U.S. G.P.O. in Washington .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States.
    • Subjects:
    • Petroleum products -- Prices -- United States.,
    • Petroleum industry and trade -- United States.,
    • Iraq-Kuwait Crisis, 1990-1991.,
    • Energy policy -- United States.,
    • National security -- United States.

    • Classifications
      LC ClassificationsKF27 .B542 1990c
      The Physical Object
      Paginationiv, 197 p. :
      Number of Pages197
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1665675M
      LC Control Number91600148

        While America’s rising energy security distances us from Saudi interests, questions are arising about the kingdom’s increasing consumption of its own oil, and how that affects the longevity of. In fact, a careful assessment of the global strategic and economic relevance of the Persian Gulf suggests that not only the US and its Western allies, but also emerging Asian powers, particularly China, have an interest in stability, economic opportunities, and access to energy resources in the areaStrategists in Washington and allied.

      Forging a New Security Order for the Persian Gulf Summary This brief rests on one basic assump-tion: past approaches to regional security in the Persian Gulf have failed. Inherently, new approaches and policy options must be duly con-sidered and given equal weight to the status quo. The goal of this brief is therefore to lay out the broad param-. Price-Smith contends that the "free market" in international oil is largely a myth, rendered problematic by energy statism and the rise of national oil companies. He illustrates the destabilizing effect of oil in the Persian Gulf, and describes the United States' grand energy strategy, particularly in the Persian Gulf, as illiberal at its core.

        China is also planning to diversify its energy supplies away from the troubled Persian Gulf, as evidenced by Sinopec’s plan to build a $10 billion, ,barrel-a-day refinery on the Saudi Red.   guarantor of Gulf oil exports.3 Yet hard security in the Gulf remains firmly in the hands of the U.S. military, and to a lesser extent, key regional and Western allies. This brief argues that, despite changes in trade relations, America retains an enduring interest in preserving political stability and securing oil flows from the Persian Gulf.


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U.S.economic and energy security interests in the Persian Gulf by United States. Congress. House. Committee on Banking, Finance, and Urban Affairs. Subcommittee on Economic Stabilization. Download PDF EPUB FB2

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Carlos Pascual and his colleagues examine delicate geopolitical issues.5/5(2). This chapter explores the changing landscape of global energy and its economic and security implications for Persian Gulf state. Gawdat Bahgat puts the ‘shale revolution’ in North America into the context of broader U.S.

strategic interests in the Gulf and the wider Middle East and assesses the implications of the divergent trajectories whereby the U.S. has become less.

The – Persian Gulf crisis, also known as the Crisis in the Gulf and the Iranian–American confrontation is an intensification of military tensions between the Islamic Republic of Iran and their allies and the United States of America and their allies in the Persian Gulf Location: Western Indian Ocean, Persian Gulf.

Importantly, the book provides a historical overview of the evolution of Gulf Arabs' energy policy, which has led to today's energy-economy-political dilemma. It argues that the abundance of cheap oil and gas resources have created unintended consequences that challenge the political and economic stability of the Gulf Arab s: 5.

The investment and security pact would vastly extend China’s influence in the Middle East, throwing Iran an economic lifeline and creating new flash points with the. The Persian Gulf supplies more than half of China’s energy needs. Thus, securing freedom of navigation through the Persian Gulf is of great importance for China.

Saudi Arabia, a close U.S. ally, has now become the top supplier of crude oil to China, as Chinese imports from the kingdom in May set a new record of million barrels per day. EXECUTIVE SUMMARY: Russia, backed by China, is hoping to exploit mounting doubts in the Persian Gulf about the reliability of the US as the region’s sole security guarantor.

It is proposing a radical overhaul of the security architecture in the area, which is home to massive oil and gas reserves and some of the world’s most strategic waterways. you are here: home / articles / the role of oil in the security architecture of the persian gulf and the home / articles / the role of oil in the security architecture of the persian gulf and the.

The second key strategic interest is the common need for Arab Gulf, U.S., and European security policies that create an effective deterrent to Iran. There is a clear need for better integrated air-sea-missile forces to counter Iran's asymmetric build-up of forces that can threaten shipping and the flow of petroleum through the Gulf.

“Energy security in the Persian Gulf and Sea of Oman is provided by Iran because 1, kilometers of the Persian Gulf and Sea of Oman’s coasts belong to Iran,” Said Safari, adding that six years ago, during a meeting with his Iranian counterpart, Chinese President Xi Jinping said that Iran and China have a strategic ties, and energy is a.

Furthermore, the revitalization of the energy cooperation agreement between Iraq, Iran and Syria for the construction of the South Pars-Homms gas pipeline that would connect the Persian Gulf with the Mediterranean Sea would relativize the strategic importance of the Trans-Adriatic Gas Pipeline Project (TAP), (a substitute for the failed.

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Check Availability. U.S. policy. "In Gulf Security and the US Military, Geoffrey F. Gresh makes an important contribution to studies of American overseas military basing policy and US security assistance; he also adds to an increasingly rich literature on the strategic significance of the Persian Gulf to America's global security Geoffrey Gresh's new book is an excellent Reviews: 1.

This work included helping to ensure U.S. and global energy security via sufficient oil production in the Persian Gulf; the development of new oil deposits in the Caspian region, Africa and elsewhere; and helping bring renewable and other alternative energy sources into play for the European Union and others.

An agreement that China and Iran are reported to be on the verge of signing has the potential to dramatically reshape regional and global geopolitics. The deal, which provides for a comprehensive.

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The Persian Gulf is a different matter entirely. Iran cannot be allowed to dominate the region, and the continued safety of energy exports from the Gulf is a core US National Security priority.

Afghanistan is a war of choice – defending the Persian Gulf is a necessity. A: Persian Gulf is a pool for all the countries of its coasts and the global market, there is a regionalism and globalism in whatever has to do with the Persian Gulf.

Each country of the coasts has its own national plans from the time that there is no pan-Arabism or pan-Gulf. Carter Doctrine, foreign policy initiative of the United States, introduced by U.S. President Jimmy Carter in his State of the Union address, that returned the country to its traditional strategy of containment of the Soviet Union.

In his speech, Carter declared that the United States would employ military force against any country that attempted to gain control of the Persian Gulf ."Gulf stability is not just a regional issue; it is a global one.

This book is a critical reference for understanding the security challenges in an area containing the bulk of the world's energy reserves." --Anthony Cordesman, former director of intelligence assessment, Office of the Secretary of Defense.

Nonetheless, the paramount U.S. interest now is economic prosperity - they do not see Soviet control of the Persian Gulf as a direct security threat to the U.S. anymore. There are about million barrels currently stored in the Strategic Petroleum Reserve.

Doubling the price of oil is estimated to shrink U.S. GDP by 3% - about $ s: 1.