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Saudi Arabia

Saudi Aramco Discovers More Light Crude in Central Province

The Saudi Arabian Oil Company (Saudi Aramco) has discovered a new oilfield atHazmiyah Well No. 1 located 205 kms. south of Riyadh and 9 kms. south of HawtahWell No. 1, the Saudi Minister of Petroleum and Mineral Resources, Mr. HishamNazer, announced on 16 July. This is the sixth oil and gas discovery in theKingdom's Central Province since June 1989 when oil was first discovered atHawtah (MEES,...