Samer Al Ashgar

Samer Al Ashgar, the President of KAPSARC, the King Abdullah Petroleum Studies And Research Center, Samer (who has since become an executive in the Ministry of Energy & Industry), shares with Aaron the findings and mission of KAPSARC. Topics of discussion include rapid oil price changes, the structure of the Saudi Economy, Climate Change, and the impact of new technologies in the Energy arena. Located in Riyadh, the capital of Saudi Arabian, KAPSARC is an independent, non-profit organization whose Board of Directors is comprised of members from around the world — including from many different universities. All of the Center’s findings are made available to the public at no cost.