NO. 41

11 JULY 1994

Saudi Arabia

First Output From Super Light Central Arabian Fields Expected In September

Initial production of Saudi Arabia's new Arab Super Light (ASL) grade willcommence this September at a rate of 200,000 b/d, the Saudi Minister ofPetroleum and Mineral Resources, Mr Hisham Nazer, announced on 4 July. Firstphase production of ASL is to come from the main Hawtah and two related fieldsin Central Arabia, situated some 190-215 kms. south of Riyadh. The fields willbe...