Center for Strategic and International Studies
Saudi Arabian Minister of Petroleum and Mineral Resources Ali Ibrahim al-Naimi addresses the audience during a lecture in The Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS) in Washington DC on April 30, 2013. Naimi discussed the relationship between oil and economic growth, the impact of recently developed unconventional resources in the United States, and the transformation underway in Saudi Arabia.
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