NO. 47

27 AUGUST 1990

Oil Supplies & Gulf Crisis

Jordan to Receive Saudi Oil in September via Tapline

Jordanian Oil Minister Thabet al-Taher announced on 22 August that SaudiArabia has accepted a previous request made by 'Amman to supply Jordan withcrude oil. He said that Jordan would receive 33,000 b/d of Saudi Arabian crudein September via the disused Tapline which runs from Saudi Arabia's EasternProvince to the Zarqa refinery in Jordan. The oil will cover about half ofJordan's...