by Jerome a Paris
Wed Jul 2nd, 2008 at 06:28:58 PM EST
New York Times, 14 October 2001
''If bin Laden takes over and becomes king of Saudi Arabia, he'd turn off the tap,'' said Roger Diwan, a managing director of the Petroleum Finance Company, a consulting firm in Washington. ''He said at one point that he wants oil to be $144 a barrel'' -- about six times what it sells for now.
WTI (and Brent both) went above $144 today.