NO. 38


Kuwaiti Oil Policy Expected To Remain Unaffected By Cabinet Change

Last week's cabinet reshuffle in Kuwait - under which the country'slong-serving Oil Minister, Shaikh 'Ali Khalifah al-Sabah, has moved to theFinance portfolio, while the Oil Ministry is entrusted to a newcomer, Dr. RashidSalim al-'Ameeri - will not herald any basic change of direction in Kuwaiti oilpolicy, despite inevitable differences in personality and method.

Responsibility for the determination...