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The Petroleum Standard

(Excerpted from Chapter 18: The International Banksters: Big Oil & Their Bankers…)

Nixon’s infamous Saturday Night Massacre, during which he fired Archibald Cox, Elliot Richardson and William Ruckleshaus; occurred just three days before OPEC members met in Kuwait City to launch the 1973 oil embargo. Continue reading

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Four Horsemen At Play

2011-7-18-hill-city-sd-2(Excerpted from Chapter 7: The Four Horsemen: Big Oil & Their Bankers…)

The first known attempt by the oil trust to stifle competition came in 1928 when Sir John Cadman of BP, Sir Henry Deterding of RD/Shell, Walter Teagle of Exxon and William Mellon of Gulf met at Cadman’s castle near Achnacarry, Scotland. Continue reading