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The Value of Saving Oil in Saudi Arabia
Evaluation of Public Investment Projects

The Value of Saving Oil in Saudi Arabia

Jorge Blazquez, Baltasar Manzano, Axel Pierru

What is the value of saving a barrel of oil that would otherwise had been consumed domestically? This study explores the question, taking a long-run perspective into a general equilibrium approach. In the case of Saudi Arabia, the difference between…

Jorge Blazquez Blazquez, Jorge
Baltasar Manzano Manzano, Baltasar
Axel Pierru Pierru, Axel
March 25, 2018
Efficient Industrial Energy Use: The First Step in Transitioning Saudi Arabia’s Energy Mix
Productivity and Economic Diversification

Efficient Industrial Energy Use: The First Step in Transitioning Saudi Arabia’s Energy Mix

Walid Matar, Axel Pierru, Frederic Murphy, David Wogan, Bertrand Rioux

External observers worry about whether Saudi domestic consumption of oil will crowd out exports. This is based on simple extrapolations which suggest that in a little more than 20 years Saudi Arabia may become a net importer of hydrocarbon fuels.…

Walid Matar Matar, Walid
Axel Pierru Pierru, Axel
Frederic Murphy Murphy, Frederic
David Wogan Wogan, David
Bertrand Rioux Rioux, Bertrand
June 7, 2015
Lowering Saudi Arabia’s fuel consumption and energy system costs without increasing end consumer prices
Energy and Economic Vulnerability

Lowering Saudi Arabia’s fuel consumption and energy system costs without increasing end consumer prices

Walid Matar, Frederic Murphy, Axel Pierru, Bertrand Rioux

Saudi Arabia aims to reduce the growth of its energy demand. This paper outlines an approach that could help the country to reduce substantively its current fuel consumption and could result in a net economic gain without increasing current end…

Walid Matar Matar, Walid
Frederic Murphy Murphy, Frederic
Axel Pierru Pierru, Axel
Bertrand Rioux Rioux, Bertrand
March 7, 2014