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Saudi Arabia

Nimir NotAramco Is Saudi Bidder For Sweden's OK Petroleum

A Saudi bidder isin the running to acquire Sweden's OK Petroleum but - contrary to a recentreport in the trade press - it is definitely not Saudi Aramco. According to MEESsources, the Saudi bidder for OKP is in fact the privately-owned group NimirPetroleum. Nimir, which is owned by a number of prominent Saudi businessmenincluding Mr. Khalid Bin Mahfouz, already has oil interests in the Yemen...