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Last Minute News Israel Announces Agreement with American Oil Comianies on Haifa Refineries

An official announcement today revealed that arrangements have been concluded in the United States with American oil companies to supply Israel with crude oil necessary for the resumption of refining operations at the Haifa refineries. (See a Washington report on page 1 of today’s Bulletin.)

The arrangements were concluded by David Norowitz, director-general of the Israel Ministry of Finance, who is now visiting the United States, the announcement said. They provide that the American companies are to supply their quota of crudo oil to the Haifa refineries on the same conditions in an agreement reached recontly by Israel with British oil companies.