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    No.T/i03 dated the 14th Novemher 1933 to H »M. *s Vice Consul, Mohammelraa. Subject. Qatar Oil. (Ja I! ...

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    Qatar Oil. ...

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    Mohammerah, to the effect that there have been no further developments with regard to Qatar since writing our ...

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    Mohammerah. C 0 Qatar Oil. ...

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    the 19th Noyeoiber i93|3 from the General Manager, ^nglo-lersian uil Co.Ltd. 3. 4. D/7 glo- D/7 Qatar Oil ...

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    li -2 (1) If we operate in Qatar, we shall reguire to engage from the Shaikh, certain guards and watchmen, some of whom will he armed. I Imagine practically every man in Qatar has a firearm of some sort, "but the Shaikh has requested, iX he has not sufficient arms for guards required hy us, whether we can ...

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    iPagg % Subject to the provisions of Article 7 below, the Company may operate in any part of the State of Qatar but ahsll not operate on such rellgioufi land®, ceraeteries, or lands occupied ... as aay be indicated by the Shaikh from time to tirae. Th«i State of Qatar means all territory ruled ...

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    for consuaption in Qatar dur- A v: '-ha year ended J months prior to each anniversary of the date of signature ...

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    Ta® Codpsny shsll measure cJLl fluid sub stance a exported tram or sold for coa^uitptloft in Gt-; te <^f Qatar by dipptng of t^aks or through orifice voters, : all solid aubstsnces by weight, and shall keep accurate records thereof to vhich the duly smthorlscd represent^tlr© of the Sh&ikh shall have ...

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    be returned by the Company to the Sheikh free of cost. Provided that all Isnd housos and buildings owned ...

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    employees, the ordinary duty in force in the State of Qatar, ...

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    of the Company within the State of Qatar shall be handed over to the Shaikh free of cost* If such terroin&tion ... in the Stat© of Qatar shall be handed over to tne Shaikh free of cost in such woricin«5 condition ... of Qatar shall be handed over to the Shaikh free of cost in such working condition as tne property then is. ...

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    of arbitration shall be Qatar unless the majority of the arbitrators think otherwise. ...

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    AgU'rlq i7- All labourers required by the Company in the State of Qatar shall be engaged from the Shaikh 1 » own mea or those who he ray recomrr-end. But atanagers and SKtllea erDplojeefi ana clerics may be brought from out- aide, and also labouror^, if labourers in the State of Qatar are Insufficient in tumher ...

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    of the State of qatar. ...

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    OF QATAR in the presence of:- Kepresantative of ANGLO-Pi-RiiiAls OIL C0 # , LTD. In the presence of:- ...

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    The hinterland •of Qatar belonged to Ibn Sattd and. to take taxea there of row. Hrnxma, the son of Ibn Thani enrr ... # the hiritarl^nd of Qatar.* 4 2. If there ia any truth in the abo^e, it may wake ^aorne difference to the iwaition ...

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    (f) Attention was drawn by the India Office to the fact that in a semi-civilized area such as Qatar ...

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    Article 4 . This article was likely to be/of the greatest importance to tne Sheikh. The Foreign Office expressed the view that, subject to consideration of our own interests and tnose of the Sheikh ... 5 . The Petroleum Department suggested that it would oe desirable further to safeguard tne interests of the Sheikh ...

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    desiraole that the Sheikh should fully understand what was involved. Article 5 . In the light of Mr. ...

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    the agreement of the Sheikh which shall not be unreasonably withheld", and if endeavour to this proved ... the position of any aerodromes acquired by us in Qatar shoula be considered in connection with this article. ... of the Sheikh, but (as appeared in the past to have been the case elsewhere on the Arab littoral) of the Jowasimi ...

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    to have been inserted at the request of the Sheikh. Article 8 . It was agreed that the Company should ... of such harbours by the Sheikh. Goods imported by private individuals through such harbours/ ...

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    be unreasonable to give the Sheikh the right to charge harbour dues in audition in respect oi trie importation ... the Political Resident and Air. ^1 Kington, ana also to the fact that under Article 3 of the Qatar Treaty of 1916 the sheikh was precluded from obtaining arms, save under arrangements therein aefined, to be made ...

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    considerable further aiscussion it was agreea that the Company should be invited to agree to a redraft of/ ... It seemed aesirahle also to provide that the sheikh should approve the conditions of transfer. Ivlr. 3eal ... provision that the consent of the Sheikh ana approval of the conditions of assignment shoula be included. ...

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    to these conditions ana to the approval of the Sheikh ana on conditions to be Ib.ia down by him, it shall hfc,ve ... and the Sheikh broke down we were in any way permanently committed to these terms, it other competitors came ...

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    to the Sheikh to go to arbitration on the point, but something less ulcioor^te seemed preferable. The meeting ... say, Bahreinis or Iraqis, to operate the Qatar concession, on the ground that the wages aemanded ...

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    of Jurisdiction. The Company had maae it clear that they were not'prepared to accede to the Sheikh's request ... in connection with the protection of / foreign employees etc. in Qatar, .ana the contingent risk of foreign ... in the future trie appointment of a political officer to Qatar. Article 1q . A similar article appears ...

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    on the 11th Deceir /c er tc discuss oil in Kov/ei t" and Qatar . There were present:- Mr. L.D.Wakely ... position, which was that the sheikhs concerned were precluded from granting any oil concessions /ithout ... be of much assistance. Mr , Fraser explained in the first place that in Qatar he A.P.O.C. were precluded from ...

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    interested in Qatar, The Sheikh of Qatar had entered into an agreement with the A.P.O*C. expiring in August ... rights to work oil in Qatar and the Sheikh had undertaken not to consider the grant of an oil concession ... suggestions to the Sheikh meanwhile and thus making things difficult foi the A.P.O.C. in their negotiations. ...

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    to Qatar. I.Ir. "aliely suggested that the draft could hest be considered department ally- in the first ... for a concession in Koweit, but hitherto the had been unable to reach any agreement with the Sheikh ... as to which was expected thio \The negotiations with the Sheikh if the agreement in question was ratified ...

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    suggested in Qatar, i.e. if H.M.G. would be good enough to examine the draft concession at this end and make suggestions before it was presented to the Sheikh, He sincerely trusted that the Company could look ...

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    with the Sheikh of Qatar, In particular they had no clear idea of the financial terms which were being offered ... their representative and the Sheikh of Qatar, He could assure the meeting, however that the financial terms were likely ... explanations on any points in connection with either Qatar or Koweit which the meeting might wish ...

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    with the Company the Sheikh had already raised/ and the bringing into force of certain dormant articles of the Sheikh's Treaty. kr. Eraser saia the Company had no intention of agreeing to tne exercise of jurisdiction ... to iYajesty's Government were now/point out to the sheikh that certain conditions as regards jurisdiction over ...

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    Dopartruent state that there are several standard Groups/ Mr. Laithwaite asked whether, if tae Qatar ...

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    Government. Moreover they understood that the Sheikh himself wished for an international Company. He added ... were kept iiuormed of all the A*P.O#C. offers to the Sheikh and lic^ci in tneir possession full copies ...

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    useful on account of his local knowledge una influence with the Sheikh, woula merely assist. He would he ... of Bahrein on the other, kr. Eraser said tnat he hoped this proceaure woula not he insisted upon in Qatar and Koweit. Indeed he thought that under these conditions tiie sheikh of Koweit would reiuse to negotiate ...

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    and the Sheikh had oe^n allowed to negotiate direct and that ii that policy were now changed it would have an ex ... to consider the interests of the Sheikhs. In making their agreement with the Gulf Oil Company the A.P-.O.C. ... successful) ana not those of the Sheikh of Koweit and it might embarrass H.L'#G. in advising the Sheikh ...

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    to examine tne revised draft Qatar concession without delay. Tne amendments aesired by the Departments ... to repeat that it was the concern of H^vLG. to safe guard the interests of the sheikhs; but that subject ... agreed that the Company shoula cable Mr.Chisholm to give a copy of the revisea Qatar concession ...

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    that no reassignment shall be permissible save with the prior approval of the .Sheikh and subject to such conditions ... to reassign, would have formally to submit an application to the Sheikh in reply to which they coula be informed in aetail of the conditions subject to which alone we should be prepared to recommend the Sheikh ...

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    of preemption to the Sheikh or H.IvLG. The a i sad vantage of emho dying our desiaerata in detail ... them ^na the Sheikh) ; secondly that we show our hand as regaras in particular a British control clause ...

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    registered in Great Britain, on terms to be approved by the Sheikh ana with his prior approval. 4. It is, ...

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    P.z.7476/33? The Sheikh's attitude, as illustrated by the correspondence received unaer Bushire despatches ...

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    The phrase "such normal extensions thereof as may he indicated hy the Sheikh from time to time" is unsatisfactorily vague and might he made more precise. The boundaries of Qatar are at present indeterminate. ...

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    (F. 2 ' ■]( ARTICLE 3 . The provision that the Sheikh shall he kept informed of the operations of the Company is new ana satisfactory. mT CLIL4. Tnis has heen substantially moaified. The figures to he inserted are a matter for negotiation between the Sheikh ana tne Company. Note that tnere is no definition ...

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    • 7^ The second sub-paragraph , wtille it specifies that purchase or lease shall be ''on conditions to be arranged with the proprietors thereol" rather suggests (particularly in view of its last sentence^ that the Company is anxious to acquire a guarantee from the Sheikh that it shall ce allowed to expropriate any ...

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    iClkington has informed trie Political Resident that the Sheikh has requested "if he has not sufficient arms ... for the Company to supply any arms or ammunition to trie Sheikh. The latter could always purchase arms from India ...

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    @ ana the Sheikh. We haa better ascertain in the same connacLion v/hat arrangements the Gonipany ... the concession has oeen granted (if the Company are allowed up to then to deal direct with the Sheikh) tney shall thereafter, if ana when a British political representative is appointed in ^atar, deal with the Sheikh only ...

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    e. 7? a.or "One restoration of the provision in jfio original ciraft agrseiriGnt that tho tiiird arcitrator, failing agreement between the two art) i t r a to r s ap po in t e d oy uhe Sheikh ana hy ... careful Arabic text is prepared difficulties shoula not arise." The sheikh nas also asked the A.F♦0.0. ...

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    amendments that H.U.U. .night desire, in the interests of facilitating mr .Chisholm's negotiations in Qatar ...

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    in negotiating with the Company and the Sheikh; secondly, the supplementary amendments, if any, to be suggested ... of the Company in Qatar. The India Office wished to suggest consideration in this connection of certain special restrictions, arisirt: - -it zi political conditions in Qatar, wh.'.ch 'vcui apply to all Companies applying ...

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