NO. 22


Saudi Upstream And Downstream Oil Policy

by Ibrahim al-Muhanna

The following is the text of a paper presented by Dr. Ibrahim A. al-Muhannaat a conference on Arabia and the Gulf in London on 16 February 1994. Dr.Muhanna is an Advisor in the Ministry of Petroleum and Mineral Resources inSaudi Arabia.

As a preeminent oil producer and owner of the largest reserves, Saudi Arabianaturally commands the world's attention about its policy. But when thisattention turns to...