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Saudi Arabia

Another Saudi Gas Discovery in Central Province

The Saudi Arabian Oil Company (Saudi Aramco) has discovered a new gas fieldat al-Hilwah, 137 kms. south of Riyadh and 45 kms. north of the oil discovery atHawtah Well No. 1, according to an announcement on 11 June by the Saudi Minister of Petroleum and Mineral Resources, Mr. Hisham Nazer. In a statement to theSaudi Press Agency, Mr. Nazer disclosed that the discovery was made on 30 Maywhile coring Hilwah...