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#peakoil Oil tanker ‘vanishes’ with $100M cargo off Texas: The U.S. Coast Guard has lost track of a Kurdish ta...

#peakoil Oil tanker ‘vanishes’ with $100M cargo off Texas: The U.S. Coast Guard has lost track of a Kurdish ta...

Oil tanker ‘vanishes’ with $100M cargo off Texas The U.S. Coast Guard has lost track of a Kurdish tanker carrying $100 million in disputed oil off the coast of Texas, the Independent reports. Headed for Galveston, the United Kalavyrvta was anchored at least 60 miles off-shore when it vanished from radar screens. The ship’s haul fell under legal dispute when Iraq filed a lawsuit in U.S. courts, urging American officials to grab the ship’s oil in Galveston because it belongs to Iraq, not the Kurdish National Government. But Kurds say it’s theirs, and insist they need oil-export dollars to survive and fund their future independence, the Washington Post reports. In any case, a U.S. court denied the lawsuit Monday because America has no jurisdiction over ships more than 60 miles off the coast. Meanwhile, the United Kalavyrvta may have moved beyond U.S. antennas or could be suff...

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