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This week on Marketplace Middle East

As crude prices slowly creep higher, MME examines how to  balance betweeen high production costs.
As crude prices slowly creep higher, MME examines how to balance betweeen high production costs.
STORY HIGHLIGHTS
  • This week, how to balance between high procuction costs amid increasing crude prices
  • Plus, investing in high risk areas
  • Chairman and CEO of Total Christophe De Margerie on his willingness to invest in Iran

(CNN) -- In Focus -- End of cheap oil?

In its own unique way oil is defying gravity. Even the weight of the global crisis has not kept crude down.

This week, MME takes a look at striking a balance between high production costs or investing into countries with high political risks, as crude prices slowly creep higher.

Facetime with Christophe De Margerie, Chairman and CEO of Total

With operations in Myanmar, Yemen and Sudan oil giant Total is not shy when it comes to investing in high risk areas.

This week, MME sits down with the Chairman and CEO, Christophe De Margerie and asks him about those projects and his willingness to venture into Iran.

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Watch this show this week at the times (GMT) below:

Friday: 0815,1945

Saturday: 0545

Sunday: 0715