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  1. Early oil years proved difficult for explorers

    Posted Sep 23rd 2011, 12:00am

    ... Nazvi Careem Saudi Arabia has emerged as a behemoth in the global oil and gas industry. Almost 80 years after oil was first sucked from beneath the sweeping desert sands, the country stands proud as the world's largest producer and exporter of oil. It is estimated that Saudi Arabia maintains more than 260 billion barrels, more than any other oil-producing nation ...

  2. The global oil industry

    Posted Sep 04th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... with the aim of co-ordinating policies to help producers get a reasonable return and ensure consumers get stable supplies. The founding members- Iran, Iraq, Kuwait, Saudi Arabia and Venezuela- were later joined by Qatar, Indonesia, Libya, the United Arab Emirates, Algeria, Nigeria, Ecuador and Gabon. Who are the top producers? US government figures for 2004 show them to be Saudi Arabia ...

  3. Canada's oil sands draw new interest

    Posted Aug 08th 2005, 12:00am by John Gray

    ... of King Fahd of Saudi Arabia, the world's biggest oil producer, caused a rise in crude prices, as traders fretted over the stability of the new regime. In the somewhat uncertain realm of oil-reserve estimates, the vast oil sands of Alberta are either the largest or the second-largest reserves in the world. The contrast with Saudi Arabia is that the extraction of crude from oil sands ...

  4. Chinese energy giants look to Canadian gas

    Posted Feb 06th 2012, 12:00am

    ... is not only rich in gas, it is also the world's third-largest holder of reserves of oil after Saudi Arabia and Venezuela, if its huge oil sands are counted. Crude oil can be produced from oil ...

  5. Lifestyle - Technology - ENERGY

    World not running out of oil just yet, BP claims

    Posted Jan 20th 2013, 12:00am by GUARDIAN

    ... forecast that the US would be the world's biggest oil producer by the final years of this decade, surpassing Saudi Arabia and countries under the oil-producing cartel Opec. The shale gas boom ...

  6. Lower oil price prompts cut in cost of LPG

    Posted Aug 29th 2008, 12:00am by Anita Lam

    ... in face of persistent oil price hikes.' Saudi Arabia fixed the retail price, not the Hong Kong government, he said. The new price does not apply to the 46 non-dedicated filling stations where ...

  7. Price increase an olive branch before summit

    Posted Jun 21st 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Daniel Ren in Shanghai Beijing's unexpected fuel price increase guarantees China a friendlier reception at a world oil summit tomorrow, having bowed to pressure from developed countries to reduce energy demand. Saudi Arabia, the world's largest oil exporter, has invited energy ministers from oil producers and consumers to a meeting in Jeddah as it seeks to stabilise ...

  8. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Don't count on a US energy boom

    Posted Jan 04th 2013, 12:00am by Gwynne Dyer

    ... because the US does not depend heavily on Middle Eastern oil. Most US oil imports come from the Western hemisphere (Canada, Mexico, Venezuela) or from Africa. Only about a fifth comes from Saudi Arabia, Iraq and Kuwait, and virtually none from anywhere else in the Gulf. Whatever America's various wars in the region may have been about, they were not about "security of oil ...

  9. China must join US to ensure oil security

    Posted Mar 30th 2007, 12:00am by Tom Holland

    ... problems as other oil importers, including the US, Japan and Europe. It now buys about half its crude imports from Gulf nations, mainly Saudi Arabia, Oman and Iran. Oman's capacity to increase production to meet growing Chinese demand is limited, which means the fresh supplies Beijing needs will have to come largely from Saudi Arabia and Iran- and possibly at some point in the future, from ...

  10. Oil pressure

    Posted Feb 11th 2004, 12:00am by Frank Ching

    ... to gauge the potential of three oil blocks. These developments indicate that China, which imports 60 per cent of its oil from the turbulent Middle East- mostly Iran, Saudi Arabia and Syria- wishes ... sources of oil, primarily in Saudi Arabia. China, therefore, feels that it has to compete aggressively with the US and Europe, and is willing to take oil wherever it can be found. While western ...




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