Oil Markets and the Middle East


The DIFC and Dubai Mercantile Exchange (DME) are delighted to invite you to an introduction to the oil market in the GCC, its importance, and how it affects the regional economic growth. The engaging session will also highlight the different crude grades available and the characteristics of a price benchmark. 

The webinar will cover the following topics:

  • GCC and crude oil
  • Difference in crude grades
  • Characteristics of a benchmark grade
  • Why Oman?
  • How crude is priced 
  • Role of DME

12:00pm - 12:05pm: Welcome remarks, Salmaan Jaffery, Chief Business Development Officer, DIFC Authority
12:05pm - 12:30pm: Presentation on Oil Markets in the Middle East, Paul Young, Head of Energy Products, Dubai Mercantile Exchange
12:30pm - 12:45pm: Q&A


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