SaudiArabias Oil Policies

ByRobert Mabro

Thefollowing is the text of a presentation by Robert Mabro, Director of the OxfordInstitute for Energy Studies, at the conference on TheDeveloping Role of Support Services for the Petroleum and Energy Industries inSaudi Arabia, held in Riyadh on 5-7 November 2001, sponsored by the Ministryof Petroleum and Mineral Resources and CWC.

Policyrefers to the set of means that a government designs and seeks to implement infulfilment...