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Oil states take harder lines as fiscal pressures intensify

"If the terms look overly generous to local eyes there’s going to pressure on political leaders to change those terms,” energy fellow Jim Krane says as oil-producing nations more aggressively pursue tax claims against energy companies. Houston Chronicle: https://bit.ly/2Wcl3Rz