As world power's hold an emergency meeting on Sunday in Jeddah to discuss oil prices, Arabian Business looks at global protests on the issue. Here, supporters of India's left wing parties shout anti-government slogans during a protest march in New Delhi on June 11, 2008. About 500 activists were protesting against a rise in the price of essential commodities after the government hiked fuel prices to stem huge losses at state oil firms caused by surging crude costs. Protestors were infuriated by the resulting petrol price increase of about 11 percent and 9.4 percent for diesel. (Getty Images)
Sharjah-based Gulf Petrochem has ballooned into a $2.5bn oil conglomerate in less than 20 years. Co-founder Sudhir Goyel reveals why the UAE is no longer the centre-of-attention, as global plans take hold.