Case Study Of The Saudi Aramco Company

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Case study of the Saudi Aramco Company
The Saudi Aramco company is the Government-owned company in Saudi Arabia and the biggest oil company in the world. The company is headquartered in Dhahran. The roots of the Saudi Aramco company can be traced back in 1933, a time when the Saudi government granted oil exploration rights to the Standard Oil Company of California (Socal) through a signed oil concession agreement. Later in the same year, a subsidiary company by the name California Arabian Standard Oil Company (Casoc) was created to manage the concession. The company’s search for oil reserves was repeatedly done, and drilling was done for five years to no avail until 1938 when the company finally struck ‘black Gold. ' This was commercial quantities
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It is also the fourth largest producer of natural gas reserves of 288.4 trillion cubic feet. It is an energy and Chemicals Company in Saudi Arabia. The Oil Company is engaged in exploration, production, refining, distribution, shipping and marketing of hydrocarbons. It also produces petrochemical products and produces and exports crude oil and natural gas liquids. Aramco Company says that in every eight barrels produced all over the world, one barrel comes from its production. It pumps about 10.3 million barrels daily which is more than twice the production of its closest competitor, Rosneft, a Russia’s government-owned producer. In terms of oil reserves, Aramco says it has reserved 261 billion barrels which is more than enough for exploitation of one year ahead. Accounting for that reserve, it is more than all reserves of North America’s oil. According to BP’s report on oil statistics, it is estimated that Saudi Arabia has more than 267 billion barrels in reserves which is about 26% of the global total, but Rystad Energy’s Nysveen says, “Saudi Arabia’s official estimates are overstated”. He further says that “it might be 267 billion barrels of oil in the ground, but it is impossible to prove according to agreed regulations” (Al Mallakh and Mallakh,2015). However, the figure cannot be far from reality, and that explains that the Aramco Company is big and very …show more content…
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