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Saudi Arabia announces the discovery of two new oil and gas fields in its northern borders

By Marwa Mahmoud

Dubai, United Arab Emirates (CNN) – Saudi Energy Minister Prince Abdulaziz bin Salman announced the discovery of two new oil and gas fields by the Saudi oil company, Aramco, in the northern parts of Saudi Arabia.

Saudi Aramco has discovered the “Hadat Al-Hujrah” gas field in the Al-Jawf region, and “Abraq Al-Touloul” oil and gas field in the northern borders of the country, according to what Saudi Press Agency reported on Sunday.

In a statement to the Saudi Press Agency, the Minister of Energy said that “condensate-rich gas flowed from the Al-Sarara reservoir in Haddah Al-Hajrah field, east of Sakaka, at a rate of 16 million standard cubic feet per day, accompanied by about 1944 barrels of condensate”.

He noted that the unconventional extra light Arabian oil flowing from the Al-Sharura reservoir in the Abraq Al-Toulol field in the southeast of the city of Arar at a rate of 3189 barrels per day, accompanied by around 1.1 million standard cubic feet of gas per day, standard cubic feet per day, followed by 49 barrels per day of condensate.

The prince indicated that Aramco will continue to assess the quantities of oil and gas in the two fields, in addition to continuing to drill more wells to determine the area and size of the discovered fields.