NO. 20


Asia's Thirst For Middle East Oil

by Fereidun Fesharaki

The following article is based on a presentation made by Dr. FereidunFesharaki at the second annual Middle East Petroleum and Gas Conference held inBahrain on 16-18 January 1994. Dr. Fesharaki is Director of the Program onResources at the East-West Center in Honolulu, Hawaii.

The impending Asian energy deficit and its attendant geopoliticalimplications have recently become questions of urgency. The growth in...