Bahrain to up oil production

21 January 2010

Speaking at the inauguration of the new petroleum development company, Bahrain's oil minister has said the kingdom will focus on increasing oil production to reach the 100,000 barrels per day margin in a decade and will try to hold that production level till 2028, Kuna has reported. The plan is expected to generate around $15bn by 2029, Abdulhussein Mirza told reporters. Bahrain's current oil production stands at 38,000 bpd, while it also produces around 150,000 bpd from the sea oil-field of Abu-S'afa co-owned with Saudi Arabia.

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