2006 News Story

Oil Minister inspects progress of key oil project at Al-Khursaniyah

Minister of Petroleum and Mineral Resources Ali Al-Naimi inspected the Al-Khursaniyah oil and gas project today. Once it is completed in 2007, the project is expected to increase Saudi Arabia’s crude oil production by 500,000 barrels per day (bpd) for a total of up to 12.5 million bpd by 2009.