Barrasso seeks prince's help
Lawmakers want Saudi Arabia to stabilize oil markets
March 26, 2020
CASPER — Sen. John Barrasso joined several U.S. officials in drafting a letter to Saudi Arabia’s crown prince, urging him to stabilize increasingly volatile global oil markets.
Sent to Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman on Tuesday, the letter referenced the coronavirus pandemic and depressed oil prices caused by Saudi Arabia’s current spat with Russian producers. The dispute over oil has hit the U.S., the world’s leading shale producer, particularly hard.
A copy of the letter was obtained by the Star-Tribune.
“Senior Saudi government leaders have repeatedly told American...