Saudi cabinet approves higher committee for hydrocarbons

Saudi cabinet approves higher committee for hydrocarbons
The decision was approved in a cabinet meeting chaired by King Salman. (SPA)
Updated 31 July 2018

Saudi cabinet approves higher committee for hydrocarbons

Saudi cabinet approves higher committee for hydrocarbons
  • The Higher Committee for Hydrocarbon Affairs will include as members the energy minister as well as the ministers of trade, finance and economy
  • The higher committee for hydrocarbons will be headed by Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman

DUBAI: Saudi Arabia said on Tuesday it would form a higher committee for hydrocarbons to be headed by Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, the state news agency SPA said.
The decision was approved in a cabinet meeting chaired by King Salman. The Higher Committee for Hydrocarbon Affairs will include as members the energy minister as well as the ministers of trade, finance and economy, the statement said.
“The committee will be a reference for all hydrocarbon issues and everything relating to them and a representative of the state’s rights linked to them,” the statement on SPA said.