'Administration Reports of the Persian Gulf, 1945 [-1946]' [163r] (338/414)
The record is made up of 1 volume (203 folios). It was created in 1946-1947. It was written in English. The original is part of the British Library: India Office The department of the British Government to which the Government of India reported between 1858 and 1947. The successor to the Court of Directors. Records and Private Papers.
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The station is still without a Steam Disinfector -
the State Medical Officer, Bahrain, is arranging to get
one when the price is reasonable.
21. THE BAHRAIN PETR OLEU M COMPANY .
(a) General Management s
Mr. Ward P. Anderson was General Manager and chief
Local Representative of the Company at the beginning of the
year. In March he left for the United States to take up a
post in the New York office of the company, and was succeeded
as General Manager and Chief Local Representative by
Mr. Russell M. Brown. Mr. W.R. Pinckard, President of the
Bahrain Petroleum company, visited Bahrain in April, and
Mr. Don J. Hanna, a Vice-President of the company in October
(b) production and Development .
Total oil produced during the year was 8,009,802
net barrels, an average of 21,945 net barrels daily.
Production rate was increased during the year as additional
wells and gas injection facilities were completed. The
extra facilities provided resulted in the ability to control
the influx of extraneous water into the reservoir thus per
mitting a higher rate of withdrawal. By the end of the year
under review the production capacity of the field had
increased to 25,000 net barrels a day. The facilities
commenced last year to permit the direct loading and unload
ing of ocean-going ships at Sitra were completed and brought
(c) Producing Field .
Field Development work was resumed and seven new
wells were completed during the year. The drilling of
these wells was part of a programme undertaken to
(i) replace wells captured by the expanding gas
and advancing edge water thus assuring the
fields ability to sustain current production
(ii) re-distribute withdrawal from the reservoir
to assure maximum economic recovery;
(iii) increase rate and improve distribution of
injected gas; and
(iv) permit further observation of the effects
of production practice on the reservoir.
A number of wells were awaiting major repairs before they
could be returned to production, but the repairs were held
in abeyance to permit a more rapid advance in the current
development programme of sinking new wells.
(d) Tmports of Arabian America n crude Oil
The oipe line from Saudi Arabia operated satis
factorily throughout the year. The total import o. Arabian
American crude into Bahrain during the year amounted to
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The volume contains typescript 'Administration Report of the Persian Gulf Historically used by the British to refer to the sea area between the Arabian Peninsula and Iran. Often referred to as The Gulf or the Arabian Gulf. for the Year 1945'  and typescript 'Administration Report of the Persian Gulf Historically used by the British to refer to the sea area between the Arabian Peninsula and Iran. Often referred to as The Gulf or the Arabian Gulf. for the Year 1946' . The reports are introduced by a review of the year by the Political Resident A senior ranking political representative (equivalent to a Consul General) from the diplomatic corps of the Government of India or one of its subordinate provincial governments, in charge of a Political Residency. , Persian Gulf Historically used by the British to refer to the sea area between the Arabian Peninsula and Iran. Often referred to as The Gulf or the Arabian Gulf. , and are divided into chapters containing individual reports on each of the agencies, consulates, and other administrative areas that made up the Political Residency A diplomatic office of the British Government established in the provinces and regions considered part of, or under the influence of, British India. . Both reports conclude with a chapter containing 'notes on the working of quarantine on the Arab coast of the Persian Gulf Historically used by the British to refer to the sea area between the Arabian Peninsula and Iran. Often referred to as The Gulf or the Arabian Gulf. '. They are signed by the local British official in charge.
The reports cover the following topics: British and non-British personnel; local affairs; local government and ruling families; transport and communications by land, sea, and air; posts and telegraphs; tribal and political matters; relations with local populations; cinemas; trade and economic matters; agriculture; finance; shipping and commerce; education; police and justice; security; military matters; propaganda; health and quarantine; statistics of temperature and rainfall; water; notable visitors; British interests; oil and oil companies; religious affairs; the pearl industry; locusts; Bedouins; date gardens; electricity; telephones; and related information.
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There are lists of contents on the first page of both annual reports, on folios 1 and 109.
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Foliation: the foliation sequence commences at 1 on the third folio after the front cover (the first bearing text) and terminates at 198 on the third folio before the back cover (the last bearing text). The numbers are written in pencil, are enclosed in a circle, and appear in the top right hand corner of the recto The front of a sheet of paper or leaf, often abbreviated to 'r'. page of each folio. Foliation anomaly: ff. 28, 28A. The individual reports that make up the combined annual reports also have their own typescript foliation sequences appearing in the top centre of the recto The front of a sheet of paper or leaf, often abbreviated to 'r'. page of each folio.
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