Saudi Arabia sacked their long serving oil minister Ali Al-Naimi on Ma7, 2016. Ali Al-Naimi who had been Saudi Arabia’s oil minister from 1995. Ali Al-Naimi was born in 1935. His full name is Ali bin Ibrahim Al-Naimi. He joined Saudi Aramco in 1947. Under the training programs of Aramco. He also holds the position of Chairman in King Abdullah University of Science and Technology. He is also name of the most influential people in the world by time magazine in 2008.
Ali Al-Naimi is against lowering Saudi Arabias production when prices down. Mr. Naimi was the planner of the 2014 shift in policy of the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries. (OPEC). The 80-year-old Ali Al-Naimi had been saying that he wanted to retire, and Mr. Falih has been inside the inner ring of Saudi oil guideline making for a long period. He was being presented for months, conferring to persons familiar with the matter. The decree said Mr. Falih was comforted from his other post of health minister.
The breakdown of oil prices has smash the world’s major energy companies hard and has hurt the budgets of oil consuming countries. In Saudi Arabia, the world’s biggest oil exporter, petroleum accounted for almost three-quarters of state incomes in 2015. Saudi Arabia’s deputy crown Prince Mohammed Bin Salman has already broken through cuts in those subventions, effectively raising the price of petrol and other fuels for Saudi citizens. Temporarily, Saudi Arabia has extended its refining volume, creating new interior demand for oil. Mr. Naimi, identified in oil business circles as a technocrat’s technocrat, seemed to be losing his grasp on power when a meeting of major oil producers geared near reaching an output restriction agreement folded but a month ago, seemingly because of the effect on Saudi policy of the deputy prince.
Efforts to convert with complements from Russia, Qatar and Venezuela to reach a deal to freeze their output at Jan levels were scuttled as a result of the prince wasn’t willing to follow to a deal that didn’t comprise Islamic Republic of Iran.