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Country profile: Saudi Arabia

Location: Middle East, bordering the Persian Gulf and the Red Sea, north of Yemen
Climate: harsh, dry desert with great temperature extremes
Terrain: mostly uninhabited, sandy desert
Size: 2149690 sq. km total (Land area: 2149690 sq. km  Water area: sq.km)
Population: 28,146,656
Languages: Arabic
Government: monarchy
Capital city: Riyadh
Legal system: Arabic
Currency: Saudi riyal (SAR)

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Saudi Arabia - recent news

15 May 20
Saudi Arabia: Sercel equipment supports Sinopec seismic survey in Saudi Arabia
Sercel has announced the successful large-scale deployment of its industry-leading seismic data acquisition technology on a mega-crew survey currently being conducted by Sinopec Geophysical Co. The survey, covering large areas of Saudi Arabia, began in late 2019.
15 Mar 20
Saudi Arabia: Saudi Aramco reports strong 2019 results despite difficult macro environment
The Saudi Arabian Oil Company (Saudi Aramco) has announced its full-year 2019 financial results, delivering strong profits and dividends despite a lower price environment and challenging margins in refining and chemicals.
26 Feb 20
Saudi Arabia: Saudi Aramco sponsors first International Carbon Capture, Utilization and Storage Conference (iCCUS) in Riyadh
Saudi Aramco is sponsoring the first international Carbon capture, utilization, and storage conference (iCCUS). The conference represents a major gathering of international and regional energy leaders and policy makers to discuss high impact solutions for reducing greenhouse gas emissions from the energy sector.
25 Feb 20
Saudi Arabia: ADNOC to build on its position as one of the least carbon-intensive oil and gas producers in the world
ADNOC is building on its position as one of the least carbon-intensive oil and gas producers in the world by significantly expanding its Carbon Capture Utilization and Storage (CCUS) program.
23 Feb 20
Saudi Arabia: Saudi Aramco announces regulatory approval of the development of Jafurah gas field
Saudi Aramco has announced regulatory approval of the development of the Jafurah unconventional gas field in the Eastern Province, the largest non-associated gas field in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia to date. The volume of gas resources in the field is estimated at 200 trillion cubic feet.

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