Unable to contact Saudi Arabia from Vienna, Yamani left the meeting and flew to London on his private jet in order to find a secure telephone. All 30 non-Arab hostages were released in Algiers, excluding Amuzegar. He was, however, unsuccessful in stopping the deal.
Carlos claimed that Saudi Arabia paid ransom on behalf of Iran, but that the money was "diverted en route and lost by the Revolution".
Yamani married his second wife Tamam al Anbar on 23 Marchand had five children: This proposal was designed to gain the necessary attention from the West while preventing the tremendous economic damage that could be caused by more-radical reductions likely to be advanced by other OPEC members.
Saudi Arabia has been criticised for using its dominant position to force its own interests and its long-term production strategy, as a lower price enables the country to keep a high market share and discourages development of alternative energy sources that would curtail the worldwide demand for oil.
Yamani took the initiative and planned to drop oil production initially by 10 percent alongside other OPEC members, followed by 5 percent reductions each month.
From early on, Yamani was noted as having a "moderate" oil policy. This incident was widely publicized. The Iraqi oil minister fiercely criticised Yamani and Saudi Arabia for pro-Western policy, which led to Yamani leaving the meeting and demanding an apology. Other activities[ edit ] In JulyYamani founded Investcorpprivate equity firm, with several other oil ministers and well-known financiers.
On 29 Octobera brief announcement was made on Saudi television that Yamani had been dismissed. Faisal bornSharaf bornSarah bornArwa born and Ahmed born Several other countries joined in and Egypt, Syria and militant Iraq joined in the early s.
Those countries considered friendly would not be directly affected by either decision, although "neutral" countries would. This was settled and the six-month price freeze was agreed.
The production cutbacks, increased to 25 percent in November, severely affected the economic health of all Western powers.
Yamani opposed this extreme increase but could not contact Saudi Arabia from Tehran. Inthe Iranian Revolution resulted in the energy crisis. This increasingly came to be seen as a pro-American stance by the other producers, although defended by Yamani as a safer option for the world economy. Yamani claimed that Saudi Arabia would not sell over the OPEC price but would remain committed to the reduction of oil prices.
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Beyond the 4Cs® curated diamond selection. Creator of the Seamless Halo™. Ahmed Zaki Yamani (Arabic: أحمد زكي يماني ; born 30 June ) is a Saudi Arabian politician who was Minister of Oil and Mineral Resources from toand a minister in the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) for 25 years.
With degrees from various institutions including New York University School of Law, Harvard Law .Download