Oil drilling to be stable in Saudi in 2010

28 February 2010

Experts have said that drilling for oil in Saudi Arabia in 2010 is expected to remain the same as last year, but state oil giant Aramco would increase gas drilling activities, Reuters has reported. 'We see it (oil drilling) stable. We are not increasing, we are not dropping. ... We are trying to maintain around 100 rigs for the rest of the year,' one expert said, while a second expert said that gas exploration is the main drive. 'They are already concentrating on gas drilling more than on oil,' he said.

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