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Six Names Behind the Oil Glut

If you wanted to write the recent history of global oil markets, and you wanted to take a Carlylean (or Jamesian) view thereof, who are the outstanding individuals on whose work you might focus?

Working from a recent WSJ feature, here are six:

Nikolay Buynov: Russian entrepreneur

Mohammad al-Sabban: Saudi economist/consultant

Gary C. Evans: US/Texas based CEO

Yin Shenping: China, entrepreneur on the oil/IT interface

Scott Saxberg: Canadian CEO involved in oil sands

Adnan al-Janabi: Business & political figure in post-war Iraq.

Because I'm feeling lazy, I'll leave you with the list, and a photo of Janabi, above. He's the one on the right.


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