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As OPEC oil ministers prepared to meet in Vienna later this week, U.S. President Donald Trump fired another Twitter-shot across their bows.But it is his decision to slap sanctions back on Iran that is the real driving force behind the rising price of oil.There is no reason that OPEC should pump as much oil as Trump, or anyone else, wants.It was less than two years ago that candidate Trump's energy adviser Harold Hamm told Bloomberg Businessweek that OPEC was "irrelevant". Oil at $67 a barrel is very different to oil at $46 .It is the fear that the world is about to lose as much as a million barrels a day of Iranian crude oil exports by the end of the year, and possibly another 500,000 barrels from Venezuela, that has driven oil prices higher – not OPEC.
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