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    coast of Arabia. They consist of:- (a) Koweit, (^population 70-90,000; area including the Neutral Zone ... of islands some 200 miles to the south of Koweit, off the Hasa coast. (c) Qatar, (population about 25>000; ... of this district). Their names in order eastwards from Qatar are;- Abu Ihabi (population 10>000), Libai (population ...

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    at the time of. the » - " German threat to the Caucasus and beyond, it was considered necessary to construct an alternative port to Basra on the territory of the Sheikh of Koweit, the latter offered us all tho assistance ...

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    boon able to guide the Sheikhs in their administration on linos satisfactory to ourselves by means ... already affected Iraq and Bgypt. The compliancy of the Sheikhs in meeting our requirements can therefore ... to maintain close and friendly relations with the various Sheikhs and at tV, same time to discourage any ...

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    area of'Saudi ^jrahia. Oil production has averaged , million tons a year and a refinery has "been ... in the "best interests of the Sheikhs as well as our ovm. If v;e are to secure a continuance ... and there is keen competition between British and American interests to secure a simil -r agreement with the Sheikh ...

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    that relations with the Rulers should be through, or at any rate under the supervision of, the British Political ... concessions in liuscat, the Trucial Coast and Qatar are held "by subsidiaries of petroled Concessions Ltd., ... and American holders. In none of these areas, except Qatar, has oil developncnt passed the exploration stage. ...

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    with the arrangement wherehy political relation: ". ith the Sheikhs, affecting as they do the interests of ^de.ioan ... allowed greater freedom in conducting .direct relations with the Sheikhs. .iny such request should, from ...

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    it is, of course, to the Sheikhs' immediate interests that this should proceed as fast as possible ... of requiring the Sheikhs to make adjustments in their existing agreements with H,M,G. or the oil companies, ... be said that, while we could in the last resort no doubt induce the Sheikhs to f^ll into line, this would ...

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    in the Bahrein refinery and a project has now been put forward of/ ... of exploration throughout the Sheikh's territories and promised a mining lease for a maximum area of 100,000 ... to include the whole of the Sheikh's present and future dominions, including the reefs and territorial waters ...

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    the Sheikh between Ilessrs, Petrol Concessions Limited, a -British Company already holding various oil ... Kingdom, is controlled by the sajup- American i vterests as J "he Gulf Exploration Company, The Sheikh ...

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    the Sheikh and the Gompcny on 22nd I .ay, 193 7 > with a provision for transfer to Petroleum Development ... to develop oil in the Sheikh's territory, islands and territorial waters, and covers his rights in any ... adjoining territories. No work appears to have heen done, and in 1939 and 1 3k0 the Sheikh was informed ...

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    Coast) Ltd., and the Regent of Kalba, Sheikh Khalid Bin Ahmad Bin Sultan, who signed as Ruler of Kalba, The iigreement covered the Sheikh's territory and territorial v/aters, and contained provision for the builcing of a refinery and the construction of a pipo line through the Sheikh's territory. Article k in which the Sheikh ...

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    to the Sheikh of Rs,4-5,000 from 6th June 19^-2, was agreed in an exchange, of letters "between, the company and the Sheikh in March, 19Vi. 7. >i."bu Dbal i ^ The two years' option v/hich v.tls granted "by the Sheik ... the Sheikh and Petroleum Development (Trucial Coast) Ltd., v.ns signed. This Agreement covers the Sheikh's ...

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    the Sheikh informed Petroleum Concessions Ltd, in about 1938 that he was willing to negotiate. . 1 0< - Commercial iigreement for 75 years between the Sheikh and the A.T.O.G. was signed on 1 7th May, 1935, grartLng the Company exclusive rights to develop oil in the Qatar Peninsula an. the whole of the Sheik's ...