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31 interesting facts about Saudi Arabia The Facts Institute

Fast facts Official name Kingdom of Saudi Arabia Capital city Riyadh Population 34 173 498 Area 2 149 690 sq km Major languages Arabic Time zone UTC 3 Arabia Standard Time Source CIA World Fact Book Interesting facts about Saudi Arabia 1 Saudi Arabia is the largest country in the Middle East and the 12th largest in the world Source World Bank 2

Ghawar Field Saudi Arabia Greg Croft

The Ghawar Oil Field Saudi Arabia The Ghawar Oil Field is by far the largest conventional oil field in the world and accounts for more than half of the cumulative oil production of Saudi Arabia Although it is a single field it is divided into six areas From north to south they are Fazran Ain Dar Shedgum Uthmaniyah Haradh and Hawiyah

Saudi Arabia Oil

Jun 30 2022 · Saudi oil reserves are the largest in the world and Saudi Arabia is the world s leading oil producer and exporter Oil accounts for more than 90% of the country s exports and nearly 75% of

Water Resources The Embassy of The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia

Aquifers are a major source of water in Saudi Arabia They are vast underground reservoirs of water In the 1970s the government undertook a major effort to locate and map such aquifers and estimate their capacity As a result it was able to drill tens of thousands of deep tube wells in the most promising areas for both urban and agricultural

Carbonate reservoirs SPE

A significant proportion of the world s oil reserves are found in carbonate reservoirs Many of these are located in the Middle East Libya Russia Kazakhstan and North America Some very large oil fields have carbonate reservoirs including the largest conventional oil field in the world the Ghawar field of Saudi Arabia Source AAPG Wiki

Geology Arabian Peninsula Geological Map SlideShare

Feb 22 2022 · Presentation Dr Ali Al Tokhais 4 5 September 2022 Overview of geology and aquifers Simplified geological map of the Arabian Peninsula Geological units Arabian Shield including Harrats Arabian Platform Zagros fold belt Red Sea basin Ophiolites in Oman Semail ophioltes oduction of ocean floor Arabian Shield

Google Map of Saudi Arabia Nations Online Project

The country is the largest oil producer in the Middle East the proven oil reserves in Saudi Arabia are the second largest in the world estimated to be 268 billion barrels The capital and largest city is Riyadh Spoken language is Arabic official The map shows Saudi Arabia with cities towns expressways and main roads


Maps of caves surveyed by Saudi Geological Survey Kingdom of Saudi Arabia Saudi Geological Survey Data File Report SGS DF 2022 14 59 p 58 figs This data file brings together maps and sketches of twelve limestone caves and seven lava tubes explored by the Saudi Geological Survey Cave Unit during the years 2022 2022

AAPG Datapages/Archives Ghawar Arab D Reservoir

We thank Nassir Alnaji David Bacchus and the cartography section of Saudi Aramco for their help with the creation of the digital and scanned images ABSTRACT Ghawar field is the world s largest most prolific field producing 30 31 API oil from the Arab D carbonate reservoir The field is more than 250 km 155 mi long as much as 30 km

Ghawar Oil Field Saudi Arabia The world s biggest

Saudi Aramco Located approximately 100km west of Dhahran and 200km east of Riyadh in Saudi Arabia s Al Hasa Province Ghawar is the world s biggest conventional onshore oil field both by reserves and daily output Owned and operated by the state owned Saudi Aramco the super giant oil field has been producing since 1951 and is estimated to

Geology of Saudi Arabia Wikipedia

Geologic history stratigraphy and tectonics Saudi Arabia is underlain by the Precambrian igneous and metamorphic rocks of the Proterozoic Arabian Craton Up to km mi of sedimentary rocks from the Cambrian through the Pliocene accumulated on the shield including many oil bearing Within these younger rocks a large western facing escarpment

Today in Energy Energy Information Administration

Jan 02 2022 · Estimated shale oil and shale gas resources in the United States and in 137 shale formations in 41 other countries represent 10% of the world s crude oil and 32% of the world s natural gas technically recoverable resources or those that can be produced using current technology without reference to economic profitability according to a new EIA sponsored

Saudi Arabia Market Overview

Jan 22 2022 · Saudi Arabia is America s 22nd largest goods trading partner and the second largest goods export market in the Gulf region behind the UAE goods exports in 2022 totaled $$ billion down 17 percent from 2022 imports from Saudi Arabia totaled $$ billion resulting in a goods trade deficit of $$ billion

PDF Potentiality of Secondary Aquifers in Saudi Arabia

Introduction Saudi Arabia is by far the largest country in the Arabian Peninsula It occupies a surface area of about mil lion km² It is bordered in the north by Jordan Iraq and Kuwait in the east by the Persian Gulf with a coastline of 480 km in the south east and south by Qatar the United Arab Emirates Oman and Yemen and in the

Saudi Arabia Economy Britannica

The discovery of oil changed the entire economic situation of Saudi Arabia As early as 1923 Ibn Saud granted an oil prospecting concession to a British company but this concession was never exploited Although oil was discovered in 1938 World War II curtailed oil producing activities until near its end The Ras Tanura refinery was opened in 1945 and rapid expansion of the oil

Ghawar The Anatomy of the World s Largest Oil Field by

Jan 25 2022 · Jurassic Arab D The main oil reservoir of Ghawar is the Upper Jurassic Arab D limestone Figures 13 14 15 and 16 Regionally the depositional setting for the southern part of the structure was an intrashelf basin whereas the northern part was part of a platform to shoal It is some 400 feet thick and the various reservoir zones that have been recognized