Saudi Arabia Unveils Natural Gas Find in North

Saudi Arabia announced Tuesday that a local gas company has discovered a commercially-viable natural gas field in the northern Jalameed area.

Saudi Aramco has discovered new quantities of gas at Jalameed- Well 3 at the depth of 2,986 meters, state-run SPA news quoted Minister of Petroleum and Mineral Resources Ali bin Ibrahim al- Naimi as saying.

The gas flows at a rate of 12.1 million standard cubic feet per day from the well, which is located about 95 km east of Turaif city, the minister said.

The Jalameed-Well can produce large quantities of gas under normal production conditions, the minister noted.

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