Qatar transport embargo raises fears of a barytes squeeze
Published: Friday, 07 July 2017
Could Iran hold the answer to the isolated Gulf state's barytes import worries?
The transport and diplomatic embargo of Qatar, announced
early in June, has oilfield services companies worried about
their supplies of drilling fluid materials, but others see an
opportunity for Iran to jump start its long-moribund mineral
On June 5 Qatar’s nearest neighbours cut off all
transport to the country,...