PERSIA: Petrol Diplomat

Europe's best known oil tycoon is potent, mysterious Sir Henri Deterding, Director General of Royal Dutch-Shell. As far as the British Government is concerned, Europe's most useful oil tycoon is brisk, smooth-faced Sir John Cadman, chairman of Anglo-Persian Oil Co., Ltd., and an associate of Sir Henri's in distributing oil in the Orient.

To the British Press Sir John Cadman has still another name: the Petrol Diplomat. He cinched his title once again last week by ending amicably Britain's five-month squabble with the Persian Government over Anglo-Persian's oil leases (TIME, Dec. 12 et...

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