Saudi Aramco discovers new quantities of gas

February 24, 2010

Minister of Petroleum and Mineral Resources Ali Al-Naimi has announced that Saudi Aramco has discovered new quantities of gas at the Jalameed Well, located about 95 kilometers east of Turaif in the Northern Region of Saudi Arabia. In a statement, he said that the gas flows at a rate of 12.1 million standard cubic feet per day from the Jalameed Well 3 at a depth of 9,795 feet, noting that preliminary tests showed the possibility of exploiting the gas commercially.