Middle East Economic Survey

VOL. XLVII

No 44

1-November-2004

BAHRAIN

Saudi Arabia Ends 50,000 B/D Arab Light Crude Aid To Bahrain

MEES learns that Saudi Arabia has stopped the supply of 50,000 b/d of Arabian Light crude that it had been providing as aid to Bahrain for the past four years or so on an informal and temporary basis. On 27 October the speaker of the Bahrain parliament, Khalifa al-Dhahrani said that the kingdom had, since July, stopped the supply of 50,000 b/d of crude but gave no...