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File 10/5 I Saudi Arabia: Hasa Oil Concession; visit of Major Holmes to Saudi Arabia; Kuwait blockade. [‎91r] (210/496)

The record is made up of 1 volume (245 folios). It was created in 15 Mar 1932-9 Jan 1935. 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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that the annual rent should be paid in a cm nee, it
possible that the last payment of annual rent before the
date of discovering oil in commercial quantities may in
clude a certain period :fter the date of discovery. 11
this extra^ paerioa equals l/5th of a year or more, an
amount of annual rent proportional to, this period will be
considered as a loan due by the (rovernment#
Article 10 ♦ /s solsn as possible (i.e. the Company will be
allowed a reason-ble time for ordering tools nd addition 1
materials and for getting them shipped to Sa^udi ir&fcia
to st rt the addition 1 work) after the date of discovering
oil in commerci. 1 quantities the Company shall resume boring
operations employing at least two of the mcchines and shall
continue these operations persistently and energetically
till it completes boring all over theprescribed area, in
conformity with the practice observe: in first clcss oil
fields, or until the expiry of thodagreement•
Article 11- The Company shell pay to th Government royalty
on al^ crude oil drown out and stored and which flows from
the field storge reservoir after deducting;
(1) Water gnd other foreign substances.
(2) Oil required by the Company for the ordinary
running of i$s ^ 1. nt in the 5a , udi rab ing-
dom.
(3) Oil requiredfor the purpose of asking those
quantities of benzine and kerosene which will
be supplied free to the Government every ye r
in purs ance of Article 16 of this greement.
The amount of royalty per ton net weight of crude oil will
be km Four shillings gold or its e^uiv; lent.
or
B. In accordance^with the choice which the Company
may m ke at the time of p yment of each instalment, one
dollar U .s. • currency per ton net weight of crude oil plus
any difference there may be between the aifer/ ge dollar ex
change -value of 4c/~ gold ti^en over the thret mnths di-
' ' | | \
re ctly previous to the date of pay me tit of the instalment,
and i .10 U.S .a. currency. For instance, if the average
• •. • • av er a^o e

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The volume contains correspondence between the Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs in London, 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. in Bushire and the Political Agent A mid-ranking political representative (equivalent to a Consul) from the diplomatic corps of the Government of India or one of its subordinate provincial governments, in charge of a Political Agency. in Bahrain on the Hasa oil concession in Saudi Arabia, the negotiations of the Standard Oil Company of California for the oil concession in Hasa and the visit of Major Frank Holmes to Riyadh to meet Ibn Saud.

The volume includes correspondence on the Saudi blockade against Kuwait, two copies of the Hasa oil agreement between the Standard Oil Company of California and the Saudi Arab Kingdom (folios 52-68 and 87-102) and correspondence on the application of the Standard Oil Company of California for permission to fly from Basra to Bahrain, which encountered resistence of 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. in Bushire, against the presence of American companies in Bahrain (folios 121-123 and following).

There is an index at the end of the volume (folios 212-223).

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1 volume (245 folios)
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The documents in the volume are arranged in chronological order. There is an index at the end of the volume (folio 212-223). The index is arranged chronologically and refers to documents within the volume; it gives brief description of the correspondence with a reference number, which refers back to that correspondence in the volume.

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The foliation is written in pencil in the top right corner (between 44-82 the numbering can be found at the top centre of the recto The front of a sheet of paper or leaf, often abbreviated to 'r'. ). The numbering begins on the first page of text which follows 4 blank pages and terminates on the 5th folio from the back; at the rear of the volume there are 4 blank pages. Foliation errors: 1a, 1b, 1c, 1d and 1e; 29, 29a and 29b; 137A and 137B; 159A and 159B; 169A and 169B; 171A and 171B; 179A and 179B.

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