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The Outlook for Oil Markets and GCC Economies

Jason Bordoff interviews Adnan Shihab-Eldin, Director General of the Kuwait Foundation for the Advancement of Sciences and the former Acting Secretary General and Director of the Research Division of OPEC, about oil markets and the future of GCC economies. Topics they discuss include:

  • Impacts of the oil price collapse on GCC economies
  • Economic reforms in GCC nations
  • The reality of peak oil demand
  • The role of shale in global oil supplies
  • Russia’s commitment to OPEC production cuts

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