Dubai discovers new offshore oil field
Production capability of the field is "promising", says local Arabic newspaper.
February 4, 2010 10:12 by Ben Flanagan
A new offshore oil field has been discovered in Dubai, according to a government statement issued today.
“Mohammed bin Rashid brings the good news to the people of the Emirates and announces the discovery of a new marine oil field in Dubai,” said a Dubai media office statement .
While no details were given about the size or production capability of the field, the Al Bayan newspaper quoted industry sources as saying it was “promising”.