NO. 47

27 AUGUST 1990

Oil Supplies & Gulf Crisis

Saudi Arabia Declares Force Majeure on September Deliveries of MiddleDistillates to Far East

Saudi Arabia's Samarec has declared force majeure on September deliveriesof middle distillate refined products - notably kerosene and gas/diesel oil - toFar Eastern, mainly Japanese, customers owing to the crisis situation in theGulf area, MEES learns. According to the Samarec notice there will be zeroexport availability of these products...