March 7, 2001
Saudi Arabia announced Tuesday, March 6, it had banned all cattle imports from Europe, Turkey and Lebanon, in an attempt to prevent the spread of the foot-and-mouth disease. "Imports of cattle and me
March 6, 2001
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
In earlier days, in particular prior to the 1970s, our energy industry was comprised of a single energy source – oil.
March 5, 2001
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
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
Philippines’ Vice President Teofisto Guingona has ordered an investigation into a report alleging Filipino maids are being sold like slaves in Saudi A
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.
Saudi Arabia has rejected allegations that it is interfering in the internal affairs of Pakistan.
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
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
Saudi Arabia attracted the highest level of foreign investment in the Arab world in the year 2000, according to a report.
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
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
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
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