Vol. XL

No. 2



Saudi Aramco Discovers More Arab Super LightCrude In Central Province

Saudi Aramco has discovered new reserves of ArabSuper Light (ASL) crude oil and sweet gas in the Central Province of Saudi Arabia.Announcing the discovery on 5 January, the Saudi Minister of Petroleum and MineralResources, Mr. Ali al-Naimi, told the Saudi Press Agency (SPA) that a new well AbuShaddad-1 - spudded on 21 November 1996 - tested at a rate of 3,500 b/d of ASL and 4mn cu....