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Saudi Arabia oil policy : more than meets the eye?

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OIES paper: MEP 13
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The sharp drop in the oil price between June 2014 and January 2015 turned the world’s attention to Saudi Arabia’s role in the oil market and the determinants of its oil output policy. Initial hopes that Saudi Arabia would come to ‘rescue’ and ‘balance’ the market and put a floor under the oil price were replaced by stories of ‘price wars’ and ‘conspiracy theories’ aimed at pushing prices down to achieve some wider geopolitical objectives. This raised a set of fundamental questions: has there ...

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Oxford Institute for Energy Studies
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Oxford Institute for Energy Studies
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Publication date:
2015-06-19

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