Saudi Arabia: Aramco Discovers New Oil, Gas Fields

Published August 31st, 2020 - 07:00 GMT
Saudi Arabia: Aramco Discovers New Oil, Gas Fields
Aramco will continue efforts to estimate the total amount of oil and gas in the two fields. (Shutterstock)

Saudi Aramco, Saudi Arabia's state oil company, has discovered two new oil and gas fields in the northern regions, the kingdom’s energy minister has said.

Energy Minister Prince Abdulaziz bin Salman Al-Saud said the new Abraq al-Toloul oil field, which lies to the south east of the northern city of Arar, flows with a daily rate of 3,189 barrels per day (bpd) of Arab light crude oil, along with 3.5 million cubic feet of natural gas, Reuters said quoting state news agency SPA.
 
Hadabat al Hajara gas field in Al-Jof region has a daily production rate of 16 million cubic feets of natural gas, along with 1944 bpd of oil condensate, according to the minister.
 
Aramco will continue efforts to estimate the total amount of oil and gas in the two fields and is drilling more wells to determine their areas and capacities, he added.

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