VOL. XLVI

No 4

27-January-2003

SAUDI ARABIA

Prince Sa'ud Talks Of Agreements On CVs 1 And 3 Within Weeks; Companies Less Optimistic

Final talks between the Saudi Ministerial Negotiating Committee and the lead companies of Core Ventures (CVs) 1 and 3 (ExxonMobil and Shell respectively) of the Saudi Natural Gas Initiative are expected to begin at the end of January and be completed within three weeks, according to Saudi Foreign Minister and Negotiating Committee Chairman Prince Sa'ud al-Faisal. He...