Executive Order 12957: Prohibiting Certain Transactions with Respect to the Development of Iranian Petroleum Resources [open pdf - 46KB]
Alternate Title: EO 12957: Prohibiting Certain Transactions with Respect to the Development of Iranian Petroleum Resources
This executive order prohibits certain transactions with respect to the development of Iranian petroleum resources. "I, WILLIAM J. CLINTON, President of the United States of America, find that the actions and policies of the Government of Iran constitute an unusual and extraordinary threat to the national security, foreign policy, and economy of the United States, and hereby declare a national emergency to deal with that threat."
Executive Order 12957; EO 12957
Code of Federal Regulations
Federal Register (March 17, 1995), v.60 no.52, p.14615-14616