Middle East Economic Survey


No 46


UKs Wicks Urges Greater Middle East Clean Energy Investment

Investment in Middle East energy is both one of the greatest challenges and opportunities in the world today, the UKs Energy Minister Malcolm Wicks told a conference at Chatham House in London last week (for full text of the speech, see page 27). The IEA, he said, predicted that $16 trillion would be needed to meet global energy demand to 2030 a good proportion of this in the Middle...