Saudi Arabia

August 1, 2000

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A US Commission recommends that Saudi Arabia be listed as a country of “particular concern for engaging in particularly severe violations of religious

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<I>On February 17th Sheikh Ahmed Zaki Yamani made a speech in the Commonwealth Institute in London. The subject discussed was a close to his heart--the Opec's long-standing weaknesses. Starting in 196

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(AFP, Jeddah) - The government of Saudi Arabia is setting up a fund to encourage private firms to employ Saudi nationals.

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(CCFI) – The Saudi Market continued its up trend and made new heights with a gain of 0.91percent this week.

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(MEBG) — Bakri Bunker of Saudi Arabia and Petronas of Malaysia have been awarded by import contracts for a total of 240,000 tons of fuel oil by Pakistan State Oil (PSO).

July 31, 2000

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Although for many decades Saudi Arabia has basked in the knowledge that it is home to the world’s largest proven supply of oil, it would be wishful thinking to believe that this will guarantee the kin

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(AFP, Nicosia) - Foreign oil companies have until August 26 to submit bids for huge upstream gas projects in Saudi Arabia, the Middle East Economic Survey said Monday.

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(MEBG) - ENI was established in 1959, therefore it “missed” Saudi Arabia’s development into a major oil producer . However ENI's presence in Saudi Arabia dates back to 1967 when Agip conducted explora

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(MEBG) – The Saudi Development Fund has agreed to finance a Syrian power station project in Aleppo to the value of $77.5 million.

July 28, 2000

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Two of the children wounded in Wednesday's deadly bomb blast in a park in a town in western Saudi Arabia have died, bringing the death toll to three,

July 27, 2000

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A blast from a bomb placed next to a park in a town in western Saudi Arabia Wednesday killed one child and wounded five others, police said. The devic

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(MEBG) - Saudi Arabia has set an August 23 deadline for international oil companies to submit their next proposals for natural gas projects in the country.

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(MEBG) –Glasgow-based Weir Pumps will supply boiler feed and condensate extraction pumps to the Shoaiba oil-fired power station, located some 120 km south of the Saudi Arabian city of Jeddah.

July 26, 2000

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A US F-14 "Tomcat" fighter plane crashed in the Saudi desert during a training exercise on Wednesday, but its two crew ejected safely, the US navy sai

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(AFP, RIYADH) - Saudi Arabia\'s crude oil revenues in 2000 could top $42 billion, or the equivalent of the budget\'s total slated revenues, thanks to the high price of crude, a bank report said Tuesda