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EU-GCC Symposium Highlights Oil Tax Dispute

MEES Executive Editor Walid Khadduri Reports From Muscat, Oman.

The first European Union-Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) Symposium on Energy,held in Muscat, Oman on 19-20 April, highlighted the deep sense of misgiving onthe part of the Gulf participants about the future of oil demand under the oiltax regimes being introduced in Europe. These fears were not allayed, despitethe efforts made by European officials and experts to...