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2008-06-16 06:00:33

Researched by Industrial Info Resources (Sugar Land, Texas) -- Saudi Arabia's national oil company, Saudi Aramco, and the French energy company Total S.A. (NYSE:TOT) (Paris) have confirmed their investment in a 400,000-barrel-per-day refinery in Jubail, Saudi Arabia.

2008-03-24 09:00:25

Oil major Saudi Aramco's Sea Island No-4 offshore crude oil loading facility is back in service after the completion of three capital improvement projects and a scheduled test and inspection. Saudi Aramco noted that Sea Island No-4 is capable of berthing and loading the world's largest oil tankers.

2007-11-18 21:00:19

By SEBASTIAN ABBOT RIYADH, Saudi Arabia - An accidental explosion and fire on a natural gas pipeline in eastern Saudi Arabia on Sunday killed 28 people and left 12 missing, Saudi officials said.

2006-04-18 13:13:42

RIYADH (Reuters) - Saudi Arabia said on Tuesday it had arrested five militants linked to a failed al Qaeda attack on a major oil facility in February, and seized 1.5 tonnes of explosives.

2006-04-01 08:57:56

RIYADH (Reuters) - Saudi Arabia has foiled about 90 percent of attacks militants had planned to carry out in the world's largest oil exporting country, a top official said in remarks published on Saturday.

2006-04-01 05:42:06

RIYADH (Reuters) - Saudi Arabia has foiled about 90 percent of attacks militants had planned to carry out in the world's largest oil exporting kingdom, a top official said on Saturday.

2006-03-29 07:59:58

(Recasts, adds details, background RIYADH (Reuters) - Saudi Arabia said on Wednesday it had arrested 40 suspected militants, including eight who were linked to al Qaeda's attack on the world's largest oil processing plant last month.

2006-03-02 06:00:22

By Ghaida Ghantous DUBAI (Reuters) - Al Qaeda has advised followers to attack pipelines in Saudi Arabia and Iraq but to steer clear of oil wells because they are the lifeline of Muslim states, according to a two-year-old document recently posted on the Web.

2006-02-28 20:06:32

By Andrew Hammond QATIF, Saudi Arabia (Reuters) - For Shi'ites living on Saudi Arabia's east coast, freedom is an invisible line in the sand. "Over there it's Dammam and if you hold a Shi'ite gathering you are arrested straight away.


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  • A coin originally worth six pennies Scots, and later three; held equivalent to an English halfpenny.
  • (in plural) Money; cash.
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