891.6363 Standard Oil Co./423: Telegram

The Secretary of State to the Chargé in Iran (Engert)

71. The Department was not apprised of the intention of the Standard Oil Company of New Jersey to send a representative to Iran prior to the receipt of your 170, December 21, 7 p.m. However, the Washington representative of the company now states that Anderson is fully authorized to discuss petroleum trade and exploration possibilities in Iran.