2004 News Story

Aramco reports discovery of new gas reservoir

Minister of Petroleum and Mineral Resources Ali Al-Naimi announced yesterday that Saudi Aramco has discovered a new reservoir of natural gas to the south of the vast Ghawwar field. The well, estimated to be able to produce on average 38 million cubic feet per day, associated with 1,650 barrels of condensates, is located about 188 miles southwest of Dhahran and 178 miles southeast of Riyadh.