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'File 10/3 II Qatar Oil Concession' [‎121r] (256/520)

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The record is made up of 1 volume (252 folios). It was created in 1916-1934. It was written in English and Arabic. The original is part of the British Library: India Office The department of the British Government to which the Government of India reported between 1858 and 1947. The successor to the Court of Directors. Records and Private Papers.

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should "be dealt with through the Political
Agent. The Company had suggested that it
might be easier* to secure our desiderata
under this head if we expressed them as a
wish rather than a demand. But the p«int
seemed too important to leave open in this
way.
(c) Nationality or employees*
The case on merits for requiring that,
whatever the ultimate control and nationality
of any Company •perating an oil concession in
Qatar, local exploitation (and representation)
should in present conditions be wholly
British, had already been developed in the
discussions above tn procedure. It was
agreed that a ruling would have to be sought
on the difficult points it raised, pending
which we could not commit ourselves to it as a
sine qua non in writing to the Company: but
that our letter should refer in general terms
to the probability of such a requirement.
(d) Pre-emption and Local Refining.
It was agreed that an understanding as
to the right of pre-emption in time of war
was desirable and that^his should be indicated
to the Company. As regards refining they
should be informed that it was regarded as
important that oil won should be reiined
either in Qatar or in British territory and
that they should be asked for an assurance on
this. The possibili^/ of K^raoiii ^as montioncu.
(a)/

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The papers in this volume date mostly from 1933-1934. The volume contains copies of correspondence between the Political Resident A senior ranking political representative (equivalent to a Consul General) from the diplomatic corps of the Government of India or one of its subordinate provincial governments, in charge of a Political Residency. at Bahrain and the Secretary of State for India in London about oil concession in Qatar and the negotiations between the Anglo-Persian Oil Company (APOC) and the Sheikh of Qatar.

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There is an index at the end of the volume (folios 243-247).

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1 volume (252 folios)
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The items in the volume are arranged in chronological order from earliest to latest with earlier documents attached to the file. There is an index at the end of the volume, on folios 243-247. The index is arranged chronologically and refers to documents within the volume; it gives brief description of the correspondence with a reference number, which refers back to that correspondence in the volume.

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The foliation starts on the first page of writing on the top right-hand corner and finishes on the back cover, on folio 252. Numbers are in pencil, circled. There is a second foliation in blue crayon first and then in black pencil on the top centre and then on the top right corner, uncircled, starting on folio 1 (numbered 1) to folio 26 (numbered 26) , then folio 27 (numbered 26a) to folio 47 (numbered 26v), folio 48 (numbered 27) ending on folio 242 (numbered 220).

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'File 10/3 II Qatar Oil Concession' [‎121r] (256/520), British Library: India Office Records and Private Papers, IOR/R/15/2/411, in Qatar Digital Library <https://www.qdl.qa/archive/81055/vdc_100023464531.0x000039> [accessed 20 October 2019]

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