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Saudi Aramco

Unconventional gas projects will let Saudi Aramco divert more oil to exports

Saudi Aramco is the world's largest oil exporter. Photo: AFP

Saudi Aramco will join the United States in becoming an unconventional gas producer, as it prepares to commit gas supply to a major power plant project in northern Saudi Arabia, giving it more scope to boost lucrative oil exports.

Monday, 14 October, 2013, 11:27am

Oil and unrest on Wen's agenda

Premier Wen Jiabao will discuss energy supply security and the Arab uprisings when he meets leaders of Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates and Qatar in a trip to the three countries that starts on Saturday, officials said yesterday.

Wen would also speak to these leaders about other regional and international issues, Deputy Foreign Minister Zhai Jun said.

12 Jan 2012 - 12:00am

Oil discovery changes face of the kingdom

The spin-offs of being the world's biggest oil exporter pervades Saudi Arabian society like no other industry anywhere in the world.

23 Sep 2011 - 12:00am

CPC signs pact with Saudi on refinery

18 Mar 2011 - 12:00am

Kingdom hopes to forge closer ties with the city

As trade and investment links between the mainland and the dynamic oil economy of Saudi Arabia continue to blossom, commerce between Hong Kong and the kingdom is also enjoying attractive benefits.

21 Sep 2010 - 12:00am

University ties promise to open new frontiers

The opening of King Abdullah University of Science and Technology extends Hong Kong University of Science and Technology's worldwide academic connections.

28 Sep 2009 - 12:00am

Beacon of learning on Red Sea

The King Abdullah University of Science and Technology (Kaust) is on track to open its doors next autumn. Aiming to become one of the region's leading universities in the fields of science and technology, King Abdullah bin Abdul Aziz al-Saud is staking US$12.5 billion on this beacon of learning on the Red Sea coast.

9 Oct 2008 - 12:00am

Kingdom opens up to the world

The establishment of Saudi Arabia's consulate in Hong Kong in 2003 reflected the Saudi government's recognition of the special administrative region's importance as a gateway to China and its role as an Asian regional hub, visited regularly by many Muslims from all over Asia.

6 Sep 2007 - 12:00am

Mainland oil majors review venture goals

Foreign partners are now prized for their supply commitments and know-how

China Petroleum & Chemical Corp (Sinopec) and other key mainland oil firms are taking a fresh look at what they want from foreign partners as they build multibillion-dollar projects to cope with of the country's runaway economic growth.

26 Mar 2007 - 12:00am

Investment in Sinopec's refining project rises

High labour and raw materials expenses drive up cost of Sino-foreign complex

Investment in the mainland's first Sino-foreign integrated refining and petrochemical joint venture has jumped to US$4.5 billion from the US$3.5 billion estimate in 2004, due to rising labour and raw material costs and the inclusion of an extra facility.

27 Feb 2007 - 12:00am

Jeddah talks reflect shifting sands towards sexual equality

Two years ago, 10 Saudi businesswomen attended an economic conference in the Red Sea city of Jeddah. No previous public event had allowed both men and women to participate. The country's highest religious authority, the Grand Mufti, immediately denounced the gathering, saying 'the mixing of men and women' contravened Islamic law and 'dire consequences' would ensue.

27 Feb 2006 - 12:00am

Keeping China's engine running

Fujian joint venture should help meet rising demand

SAUDI ARABIA'S state-owned Saudi Aramco (Aramco Overseas), the world's largest oil company, has joined with China Petroleum & Chemical Corp (Sinopec) and ExxonMobil in a US$25 billion world-class oil and chemicals venture in Fujian province.

23 Sep 2005 - 12:00am

Extra production capacity keeps prices stable

AS THE WORLD'S largest producer of petroleum, the kingdom's government is acutely aware that unstable energy markets and unrealistically low or high oil prices will harm producers and consumers.

23 Sep 2005 - 12:00am