NO. 38



Kuwait Oil Minister Confirms Resumption of Oil Production

At a press conference held in Kuwait on 20 June, the Kuwaiti Oil Minister,Dr. Hamoud A. al-Ruqbah, confirmed that crude oil production from an onshorefield has been resumed at a rate of 30,000 b/d and that Kuwait's share ofproduction from the Neutral Zone is now averaging 77,831 b/d. Kuwait's exportsfrom the Neutral Zone, he said, had started on 2 June, and production fromonshore Kuwait would rise to...