Middle East Economic Survey


No 12


Service Contracts The New Kid On The Block?

By Helmut A Merklein

Dr Merklein is a consultant in oil and gas policies. He was Assistant Secretary of International Affairs and Energy Security at the US Department of Energy and Administrator of the Energy Information Administration (EIA) from 1984 to 1990. As head of the EIA, Dr Merklein was in effect the governments chief energy analyst. Prior to joining the Reagan Administration, he was...