Dr. Mamdouh G. Salameh

Non-Resident Fellow, Expert, The Economics of Oil and Energy

Dr. Mamdouh G. Salameh is an international oil economist and a prominent expert on energy. He is a visiting professor of Energy Economics at the ESCP Europe Business School in London. Dr. Salameh holds a Ph.D. in Economics specializing in the economics & geopolitics of oil and energy.

Dr. Salameh has presented 96 papers at numerous international energy conferences on the economics and geopolitics of oil and energy and has been frequently invited to lecture on these topics at universities around the world.

He has written four books on oil: Is a Third Oil Crisis Inevitable? (April 1990), Jordan’s Energy Prospects & Needs to the Year 2010: The Economic Viability of Extracting Oil from Shale (October 1998), Over a Barrel (June 2004) and What is Behind the Steep Decline in the Crude Oil Prices: Glut or Geopolitics? (June 2015). Dr. Salameh has also published 49 research papers in international oil and energy journals.

Dr. Salameh has undertaken research assignments for the US Department of Energy, the Institute of Energy Economics in Japan, the Government of India, OPEC, the Canadian Energy Research Institute, and Boston University working on the Encyclopedia of Energy and the Handbook of Energy and the government of Jordan. He regularly appears on TV to discuss oil prices and other global oil market developments.

Dr. Salameh is a member of many international institutes and associations including the International Association for Energy Economics (IAEE) in the US, the British Institute of Energy Economics, the International Energy Foundation in Canada and the International Institute for Strategic Studies (IISS) in London.