Jordan Oil Supply Assured by Saudi Arabia

(AP/Jerusalem Post) - Jordan said Sunday it received 700,000 barrels of oil from Saudi Arabia, the first acknowledged supply since the flow from neighboring Iraq ceased at the onset of the war. The energy minister, Mohammad al-Batayneh, said the oil was delivered by tanker to Jordan's Red Sea port of Aqaba. Energy officials said the shipment was enough to cover Jordan's needs for about one week.

2003-04-14 00:00:00

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