In U Turn, Saudis Choose Higher Prices Over Free Oil Markets
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Saudi Arabia has ended its flirtation with free oil markets.
It took the kingdom’s new oil minister, Khalid Al-Falih, just six months to blink, ending the country’s two-year policy of pump-at-will.
The decision at this week’s meeting of the Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries in Algiers to cut production was necessitated by Saudi Arabia’s tattered finances. The kingdom has the highest budget deficit among the world’s 20 biggest economies, may >delay its first international bond issue and now faces fresh legal uncertainty after the U.S. Congress >voted Wednesday to allow Americans to sue the country for its involvement in 9/11.