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WEF 2022: Aramco CEO warns of global oil crunch due to lack of investment

Amin Nasser said on Monday he was sticking to the target of expanding capacity to 13 million barrels per day from the current 12 million by 2027, despite calls to do it faster

President & CEO of Saudi Aramco, Amin H Nasser (File photo: Reuters)
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President & CEO of Saudi Aramco, Amin H Nasser (File photo: Reuters)

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The world is facing a major oil supply crunch as most companies are afraid to invest in the sector as they face green energy pressures, the head of Saudi Aramco told Reuters, adding it cannot expand production capacity any faster than promised.
 
Amin Nasser, head of the world's largest oil producer, said on Monday he was sticking to the target of expanding capacity to 13 million barrels per day from the current 12 million by 2027, despite calls to do it faster.
 
"The world is running with less than 2% of spare capacity. Before COVID the aviation industry was consuming

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First Published: May 23 2022 | 11:46 PM IST

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