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Petroleum production in the Persian Gulf countries in 1952 reached a new all-time high of 762,400,900 barrels, an average of 2,083,060 barrels per day. This exceeded the 1951 production by 62,172,000 barrels, which was achieved in spite of the loss of Iranian production during the full year except an estimated 10,000,000 barrels of production for local consumption.
The production in India, Pakistan, and Burma totaled 4,560,000 barrels in 1952, an increase of 440,000 barrels over 1951.
New fields were discovered at Magwa and Ahmadi in Kuwait and a deeper productive zone is being developed in the Dhulian field in West Pakistan. Additional drilling in the Ain Dar and 'Uthmaniya areas in Saudi Arabia showed these features to be parts of one field which is now called "Ghawar." The Shedgum productive area is also considered a part of this field.
A pipeline outlet was provided for the Ain Zalah field in Iraq and the 30-32-inch line from the Kirkuk field to Banias, Syria, was completed, which provides an additional outlet more in line with the potential of that field.
Geological and geophysical work was actively carried out in most of the countries. Exploratory drilling, apart from extending the present productive areas, was most active in Pakistan, Turkey, and India.
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