Middle East Economic Survey

VOL. LIII

No 3

18-Jan-2010

IEAs Birol Urges Investment Up-Tick To Meet Future Energy Demand

International Energy Agency (IEA) Chief Economist Fatih Birol has urged hydrocarbon producers to make upstream investments despite the uncertainties presented by the current economic crisis, saying an up-tick in investment is necessary now in order to meet future energy demand. Speaking in Riyadh at the International Energy Forum (IEF) on 12 January, during a presentation on the...