NO. 52


Jordan/Saudi Arabia

Jordan Confirms Suspension of Saudi Crude Oil Supplies

The Jordanian Energy and Mineral Resources Minister, Mr. Thabet al-Taher, hasconfirmed that Saudi Arabia halted on 19 September the shipment of approximately35,000 b/d of crude oil contracted for September because of differences overfinancial payments for previous crude oil purchases (MEES, 24 September).Political relations between the two countries have deteriorated since thebeginning of...