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Saudi Aramco Continues Gas Exploration in All Regions, SPA Says

February 21, 2012

Feb. 21 (Bloomberg) -- Saudi Arabian Oil Co. will continue exploring for natural gas in all of the kingdom’s promising regions, including the northern region, the Saudi Press Agency reported, citing Aramco Chief Executive Officer Khalid Al Falih.

The company will develop the required gas quantities in the northern region for the project of Saudi Arabian Mining Co. and the new Mining City of the North. It will also supply sulfur to the project, SPA said, citing Al Falih.

--Editor: Tim Farrand

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