Case | HBS Case Collection | April 2002 (Revised November 2003)

World Oil Markets

by Richard H.K. Vietor and Rebecca Evans


Summarizes world markets for oil and natural gas from 1980-2001. Examines the rise of OPEC, two oil shocks, Gulf War efforts, and recent pricing issues facing Saudi Arabia.

Keywords: Energy Sources; Asset Pricing; Markets; Organizations; Saudi Arabia;


Vietor, Richard H.K., and Rebecca Evans. "World Oil Markets." Harvard Business School Case 702-030, April 2002. (Revised November 2003.)