Middle East Economic Survey


No 12


Economy And Ecology Challenges Dominate OPEC Oil Seminar

The global economic meltdown and the need to forge a new international agreement to combat climate change dominated proceedings at the biannual OPEC seminar on 18-19 March in Vienna. Views as usual in consumer/producer meetings differed widely. But delegates were unanimous in calling for a radical policy response to enable the oil industry to meet the twin challenges of massive...