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OPEC Meeting / Geneva #503442

NBC Evening News for Sunday, Mar 25, 1979
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(Studio) Saudi Arabia oil minister Sheik Ahmed Zaki al-Yamani quoted with regard to increase in oil prices.
REPORTER: Jessica Savitch

(Geneva, Switzerland) Security precautions at Intercontinental Hotel, site of OPEC (Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries) meeting noted; film shown. Oil product, prices cited as subject of press conference [OPEC (Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries) president Dr. Manae al-OTEIBA - suggests Abu Dhabi decision remain in effect until June.] Surcharges imposed by some OPEC members said approved of. Prices of OPEC (Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries) and United States oil compared; possibility of Carter administration's removing decontrol reported.
REPORTER: Mike Jensen

Jensen, Mike;
Savitch, Jessica

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