Middle East Economic Survey

VOL. XLIX

No 50

11-Dec-2006

SUPPLY/DEMAND

Security Of Oil Supply And Demand And The Importance Of The Producer-Consumer Dialogue

By Ali Hussain

The following article was written for MEES by Dr Hussain, Oil Consultant and former OPEC Officer.

[ahussain@emirates.net.ae]

This study addresses one of the most important issues facing the international oil industry: the security of oil for both consumers and producers. To highlight the importance of this matter one has to...