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Saudi Arabia

Saudi Aramco Discovers New Gasfield

The Saudi Arabian Oil Company (Saudi Aramco) on 15 October announced thediscovery of a substantial new gas reservoir at a depth of approximately 7,900ft. The discovery was initially made on 11 October while drilling Dillam WellNo. 1, a wildcat located 75 kms. southeast of Riyadh. Subsequent coring of thenew gas zone confirmed the existence of large quantities of gas, and on 12October in a drill stem test sweet gas...