Middle East Economic Survey


No 50


Gulf Arab Producers: We Can Guarantee Energy Security

At a time of rising tension in the Middle East Gulf as Iran and the West face off, there is also uncertainty over the future of the Arab Spring. Against this background and a constant hum of peak oil warnings, Gulf Arab hydrocarbon producers have said they can guarantee global energy security, Nick Wilson writes from the World Petroleum Congress (WPC) in Doha, 4-8 December.