Venezuela Election Result Set To Upset Global Oil Politics

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According to studies, Venezuela has overtaken Saudi Arabia to become number one in the world for proven oil reserves,

largely thanks to the heavy crude found in the Orinoco Belt.

Whether this multi-trillion dollar asset is controlled by Hugo Chávez or the opposition challenger, Henrique Capriles,

will influence which countries and companies are given the priority to exploit them

and how much drivers around the world pay at the pump.

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