Saudi Arabia

March 6, 2001

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Eni - through Snamprogetti, the engineering and main contracting arm - has been awarded a lump sum turnkey contract with Saudi Arabian Oil Co. (Saudi Aramco) worth about 140 million dollars following

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In earlier days, in particular prior to the 1970s, our energy industry was comprised of a single energy source – oil.

March 5, 2001

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Thirty-five Muslim pilgrims were crushed to death in a stampede during the "Stoning of Satan" ritual on Monday near the holy city of Mecca, the third

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Almost two million Muslim pilgrims took part in the symbolic "Stoning of Satan" ritual on Monday, the first day of the Islamic feast of Al-Adha (sacri

March 4, 2001

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Philippines’ Vice President Teofisto Guingona has ordered an investigation into a report alleging Filipino maids are being sold like slaves in Saudi A

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More than two million Muslim pilgrims have been assembling since dawn Sunday on the Arafat Mount in Mecca for the prime rite of the Hajj.

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Saudi Arabia has rejected allegations that it is interfering in the internal affairs of Pakistan.

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Some 1.4 million Muslims have traveled from overseas to Saudi Arabia for the annual hajj pilgrimage to Islam's holiest sites in Mecca, a high-ranking Saudi official said Saturday.

March 2, 2001

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Saudi Arabia has installed 56 towers for mobile phones in the area surrounding the holy mosque of Mecca to facilitate telephone communications for the

March 1, 2001

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Saudi Arabia attracted the highest level of foreign investment in the Arab world in the year 2000, according to a report.

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Saudi Arabia's Interior Minister Prince Nayef Bin Abdulaziz announced Wednesday that he will be heading for Iran after the Hajj to sign a security

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The oil ministers from Saudi Arabia, Venezuela and Mexico were expected to meet in Riyadh in early March to discuss possible output cuts ahead of OPEC’s next meeting on March 16th, according to cartel

February 27, 2001

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Oil majors ExxonMobil and Shell have joined TotalFinaElf in the bidding for all three major gas ventures on offer to foreign investors in Saudi Arabia, the Middle East Economic Survey (MEES) reported

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The Saudi Arabian committee negotiating with international oil companies for investment in the country's gas sector is expected to named the consortium leaders for new E & P ventures shortly around mi

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UPI reported that U.S. Secretary of State Colin Powell and Saudi leaders on Monday discussed a new formula for Iraq that provides lifting the U.N.-imposed embargo and allowing the resumption of civil