A Paradox of Plenty? Energy Insecurity in the UAE

Talk

WHEN March 18, 2015
6:30-8pm WHERE NYUAD Campus, Conference Center WHO NYU Abu Dhabi Institute Open to the Public

As the 3rd largest net exporter of oil in the world with 6% of the world's oil reserves and a per capita income of over US$60,000, the UAE has an abundance of riches. And yet, it suffers from insecurity as a consequence of its dual roles as a producer and consumer of energy. What is the nature of this insecurity? How has the UAE responded? What remains to be done?

Simultaneous Arabic interpretation will be provided.  

Speaker

Li-Chen Sim Author, “The Rise & Fall of Privatization in the Russian Oil Industry” (Palgrave Macmillan, 2008); Assistant Professor, Department of Humanities and Social SciencesZayed University

 

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