Other Interviews With OPEC Ministers

Kuwait's Oil Minister 'Abd al-Muhsin al-Mud'ij Interview with MEESExecutive Editor Walid Khadduri, 22 November

Q: Why did Kuwait favor a six-month rollover period, and what is theobjective of the one-year rollover that was approved unanimously?

A: After consultations with my assistants and advisers, we concluded that asix-month rollover period would be enough, and would provide stability to themarket as well as credibility for...