NO. 47

27 AUGUST 1990

Oil Supplies & Gulf Crisis

Malaysia May Raise Oil Production if Gulf Crisis Persists

Malaysia may raise its crude oil output by 7.4% to 650,000 b/d if the Gulfcrisis persists, according to the Finance Minister, Mr. Daim Zainuddin. He toldReuters on 21 August that "If the Gulf crisis continues, our oil outputcould hit 650,000 b/d, but not any higher." Malaysia had already increasedits production on 16 August by 10,000 b/d to 605,000 b/d in order to meetpartial...