Kuwait Appoints Oil Minister, Parliament To Vote On Oil Output, SPC Reform

Kuwait’s government appointed Hani Husain, former KPC chief, as oil minister. Parliament prepares to vote on laws that would tie oil production to reserves and bring the Supreme Petroleum Council (SPC) under the control of the cabinet and parliament. SPC member and MPs say ministry and parliamentary investigations into the Shell deal will continue. The political conflict looks set to further delay refinery and...