Middle East Economic Survey


No 43


OPECs Algeria: In Search Of Lost Influence

By Ali Aissaoui

The following article was submitted by Ali Aissaoui, former member and Chairman of the OPEC Board of Governors, in response to a MEES request for recollections of memorable moments in OPECs history, to mark the organizations 50th anniversary (MEES, 20 September). The article incorporates re-edited excerpts from his book Algeria: The Political Economy of Oil and Gas (Oxford...