Aramco makes gas discovery in Persian Gulf

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LOS ANGELES, Apr. 18 — Saudi Arabia announced a natural gas discovery in the Persian Gulf that could produce as much as 80 MMcfd of gas.

Saudi Oil Minister Ali Naimi said Saudi Aramco found gas with the Karan-6 well, about 160 km north of Dhahran.

Ali Naimi said the well, which was tested Apr. 15, flowed an average of 40 MMcfd of gas.


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