'D 93 KUWAIT OIL A.P.O.C. (82/1 VI) and E. & G.S. (86/1 IV)' [168r] (362/526)
The record is made up of 1 volume (259 folios). It was created in 1 Feb 1933-30 Jun 1933. It was written in English and Arabic. 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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: .:eLio rr ^idun f or Colonel Fov/le.
Oil Concessions in Arable r^-i d the Persian Gul f.
The position in Arabia and 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. Area., so
far as the information in the possession of the
petroleum Department goes is as follows
(1) Kowait. The Anglo-Per si an Oil Company and the
Eastern and General Syndicate (representing the Gulf Oil
Corporation of America) hrve "both applied for a concession,
and are engaged in submitting rival offers to the Sheildi viio
still has the matter under consider^ tio:-
(2) Hasa. On May 6th, 1923, the Sultan of Nejd,
AMul Bin Saud, granted an oil concession covering the
Province of Hasa (including the .;,atif and Jubail rreas;
to the Eastern and General Syndicate, - : informs ti on is
available as to -he the r this has lapsed, hut in vie v. oi
the length of time T/hich h s expired it appears prooaole
that it has done so, according to f telegram .Tom
Sir A. Ryan (jedda) of March 22nd, 1935, negotiations
for an oil concession in Hasa have oecn i- 1 ocee ^i ^o oetwe
(1) The Standard Oil of California, and (2) The Iraq.
Petroleum Company, represented cy Lon. rig '..iA ^uc .e^ris
Major Holmes has also recently visited je^-da cat
not clear on whose account he is , <■ ci: i^^ thi
(3) T.euti-al Zone (South of Koweit). Onjfey 17th, 1924,
an oil concession was granted jointly hy Ton baud and the
Sheikh of Koweit to the Eastern and
The present position in regard to an oil cu-co.-io^
mi vnotpr- and General Syndicate,
this area is not known. T he Ea.-. uer.-
-i 1 Q97 transferred any
"by an agreement of 20th r.oveinD ■ , 5
eights which it might possess or accmire o_ A/ni -
^e reinstated in Hasa or the Keutral .uo^e, or
• v+ op mire in Koweit to the Eastern
concession which it might st .c. . ^ j
Gulf Oil Company.
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The volume contains correspondence and telegrams between the Foreign Secretary to the Government of India and the Secretary of State for the Colonies 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. at Bushire, 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. at Kuwait and and Eastern and General Syndicate Limited (E.&G.S.) representatives. The main subject is the negotiations for oil concessions in Kuwait between APOC and Eastern and General Syndicate Limited, represented by Major Frank Holmes.
The volume also includes some letters, in Arabic and in translation, from and to the Ruler of Kuwait, Shaikh Aḥmad al-Jābir Āl Ṣabāḥ, and correspondence regarging him being invited to visit London as guest of the Eastern and General Syndicate (folios 73-74). On folios 155A-166 'Final Record of a Meeting held at the Colonial Office on the 26th of April, 1933, to discuss various questions relating to Oil in 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. ', regarding Kuwait, Bahrain and Qatar.
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- 1 volume (259 folios)
The documents in the volume are mostly arranged in chronological order. There are notes at the end of the volume, (folios 237-244). The file notes are arranged chronologically and refer to documents within the file; they give a brief description of the correspondence with reference numbers in red crayon, which refer back to that correspondence in the volume.
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The foliation is written in pencil, not circled, and can be found in the top right corner of the recto The front of a sheet of paper or leaf, often abbreviated to 'r'. side of each folio.
The numbering commences at the title page with 1, 1A, 1B, 1C and 1D; then 2-23; 24 and 24A; 25-45; 46 and 46A; 47-110; 111, 111A and 111B; 112-154; 155 and 155A; 156-176; 177-178 are missing or skipped; 179-185; 186 and 186A; 187-215; 216 and 216A and then it carries on until 245, which is the fifth folio from the back of the volume.
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