chapter  3
August - December 1969
Pages 6

It was a difficult selling job, with a credibility gap, to try and interest a busy shipyard to divert its attention to studying the management of a facility which was not yet certain to be built, and for which most details were missing. The holiday season, during which most industries in Spain closed (August) was almost over. I made an appointment for the following week with SENER in Bilbao. I reluctantly related the pessimism expressed by Frank Jungers about the difficulty of mounting an industrial project in Saudi Arabia; this was counteracted by the support which Sheikh Yamani, and through him, OAPEC, was giving to the proposal.