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Saudi Arabia announces four oil and gas discoveries, state news agency says

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Flames burn off at an oil processing facility in Saudi Aramco's oilfield in the Rub' Al-Khali desert in Shaybah, Saudi Arabia, in October 2018.
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Saudi Arabia's Energy Ministry on Sunday announced the kingdom has discovered four new oil and gas fields, state news agency SPA reported.

Oil was discovered in the Al-Ajramiyah well, northwest of the city of Rafhaa, with tests showing a rate of 3,850 barrels per day (bpd).

Non-conventional oil was found in the al-Reesh oilfield, northwest of the city of Dhahran, SPA reported.