NO. 38


Saudi Arabia

Saudi Aramco Output Surges 29% in 1990

The Saudi Arabian Oil Company (Saudi Aramco) in 1990 produced an average of6,257,600 b/d of crude oil, up 28.7% from 4,863,533 b/d in 1989, according tothe company's 1990 Annual Report. The sharp increase in output reflects theextraordinary effort by the company to boost production in the wake of the Iraqiinvasion of Kuwait on 2 August and the international embargo on crude exportsfrom Iraq and Kuwait. At the end of...