Middle East Economic Survey


No 2


Naimi Stresses Importance Of Gulf/Asia Energy Relationship

The importance of petroleum interdependence between Asia and the Gulf countries cannot be over-emphasized, according to Saudi Oil Minister Ali Naimi, in an address to the Roundtable Conference in New Delhi on 6 January entitled Fundamentals of the Saudi Petroleum Relationship with Asia. He went on to say that alternatives to Gulf petroleum are untried, which makes them riskier,...