October 26, 2019


When Crown Prince Mohamed Bin Salman, widely known as MBS, rose to power in Saudi Arabia in 2017 he was heralded as a corruption fighter and modernizer who would shepherd the conservative Saudi kingdom into the 21st century with reforms including allowing women to drive. His reputation has been sullied since with the arrest of groups of prominent wealthy Saudis for alleged corruption. However, the most shocking deed on his watch was the brutal murder of Saudi journalist, turned dissident Jamal Khashoggi in the Saudi consulate in Turkey. Energy thought leader, Tom Petrie who has been involved in the oil industry for nearly 50 years shared his brief observations on this turn of events.

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