NO. 33


MEES Interview with KPI's Nasser Al-Salem

There follows the full text of the interview - referred to in the story inSection A - given by Mr. Nasser Al-Salem, Vice President of Kuwait PetroleumInternational (KPI), to MEES Editor Ian Seymour.

Q: Could you explain the rationale for your recent acquisition of the MobilRefinery and distribution network in Italy?

A: The history of KPI started with the acquisition of Gulf, and at that timewe acquired whatever Gulf had,...