NO. 30


Neutral Zone

Getty Oil to Refine Neutral Zone Crude at KOC Facilities

Getty Oil Company (a subsidiary of Texaco Inc.) is to refine crude oil fromthe Neutral Zone at Kuwaiti refineries, under an agreement signed in mid-Aprilwith the Kuwait Oil Company (KOC). Crude oil production from the Neutral Zone'sonshore fields - which are operated jointly by KOC on behalf of Kuwait and byGetty Oil on behalf of Saudi Arabia - resumed on 3 March at a rate of 40,000b/d, and is...