Saudi Arabia eyes renewable energy while focusing on oil exports to US

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Saudi Arabia Energy, Industry and Mineral Resources Minister Khalid Al-Falih speaks during a news conference at the OPEC headquarters in Vienna, Austria, May 25, 2017.

Riyadh plans to increase long-term oil supplies to the US


ASTANA - With the use of electricity growing steadily around the world, both traditional and renewable energy will be in high demand, Saudi Arabia’s Minister of Energy, Industry and Mineral Resources Khalid al-Falih said in Astana at EXPO-2017, which focused on renewable energy. The ministers’ conference on energy discussed the future of renewables and traditional energy.

Saudi Arabia is a known leader in the world’s oil production and it intends to keep it this way for many years to co...


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