The focus is shifting now to slow and steady strangulation of Venezuela’s oil-rich economy, with mounting U.S. sanctions against the state-run petroleum company, PDVSA, a former cash cow that some now see as Maduro’s Achilles heel. But, experts warn that sanctions are never airtight, and the oil industry is so fluid it may be hard to totally cut off buyers of Venezuelan oil. univision.com
Usually, after every American foreign intervention that involves oil, we always see the same companies moving in. What companies stand to benefit the most from this U.S. sponsored overthrow? if we look at Iraq, Halliburton was one of the top players but Companies including BP, Exxon Mobil, Eni, Total, Royal Dutch Shell also made billions in the past interventions.