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Saudi Aramco produces 65 billion barrels of oil

10 April 2010

Saudi Aramco has said it has produced more than 65 billion barrels of oil from the world's largest oilfield, Ghawar, Reuters has reported. "Ghawar's original reserves are over 100 billion barrels. Ghawar is still going strong, we are pampering Ghawar...We can sustain production for many years to come," Saad Turaiki, vice president of Southern Area Oil Operations, said. He said that the five discovery wells at Ghawar, have produced more than 350 million (bpd) and are still producing today at a combined rate of 6,000 bpd.

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