Middle East Economic Survey


No 34


Foreign Investment In Saudi Arabias Energy Sector

By Gawdat Bahgat

The following article by Dr Bahgat was written for MEES. Dr Bahgat is Director of the Center for Middle Eastern Studies, Department of Political Science, Indiana University of Pennsylvania, USA.

The kingdoms adherence to the state-control policy of its energy sector came into question in September 1998 when Crown Prince 'Abd Allah ibn 'Abd al-'Aziz met in Washington with...