This book exemplifies a common genre: the celebratory account of the life and career of a capable and successful individual — in this instance Abdulaziz Al-Zamil — who has occupied important positions in both the public and private sectors.
It is no exaggeration to say that the kingdom of Saudi Arabia owes its wealth, power and international stature for the most part to the vast oil resources lying beneath its deserts and waters.
10:00a.m. - 12:00p.m.
Dirksen Senate Office Building
2nd Street NE
Room 562 Washington, D.C. 20002
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Ali Al Naimi's engaging memoir, Out of the Desert: My Journey from Nomadic Bedouin to the Heart of Global Oil, provides more than a review of a most remarkable career in both business and government.
In November 2016, OPEC’s obituary was ready, and geopolitics was a leading coauthor. If two of the most important OPEC members—Iran and Saudi Arabia—lacked diplomatic relations, how could they trust each other to adhere to production quotas?