'File 82/27 VIII F 91 QATAR OIL' [110r] (232/468)
The record is made up of 1 volume (230 folios). It was created in 24 Jul 1935-15 May 1937. 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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In accordance with your request, we have the honour to
submit the following programme of the Company's proposed ope
rations on the Qatar Peninsula and on the Trucial Coast The historic term used by the British to refer to the Gulf coast of Trucial Oman, now called United Arab Emirates. during
the period November 1936 to approximately May 1937.
fwo wells are to be drilled at locations to be agreed
upon between the Company 1 s geologists and the Shaikh of Qatar.
It is hoped that the Shaikh will accept the recommend
ations of the geologists, but if he is insistent on any parti
cular sites the Company will, of course, comply with his wishes.
A programme including composition of parties, proposed
dates for movements and purpose of the movements is attached,
marked appendix t A f •
Trucial Coast The historic term used by the British to refer to the Gulf coast of Trucial Oman, now called United Arab Emirates. .
Two British Geologists will extend previous geologists
work on the Trucial Coast The historic term used by the British to refer to the Gulf coast of Trucial Oman, now called United Arab Emirates. as time and safety will permit during
the working season in order to reveal a fuller picture of geo
Further particulars of the composition of this party
and proposed dates of movements to Dubai is attached, marked
appendix f B f •
Security arrangements .
Proposals regarding security arrangements as suggested
by Hajjl Williamson are submitted for consideration and approval-
attached marked appendix f C f .
General Hules and Procedure for the guidance of Company's
Foreign Employees in their contracts with local Arabs .
Some of the main points to be communicated to all Company
employees governing their conduct and contacts with locals are
attached marked appendix t D t ,
PETROUS(JM CONCESSIONS LIMITED.
S7th October 19S6.
The Honourable 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. ,
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The volume contains correspondence and telegrams between 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 Bahrain and 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, Anglo-Persian Oil Company (APOC) representatives and ‘Abdullāh bin Jāsim Āl Thānī, Sheikh of Qatar, in regard to the oil concession and the beginning of the oil exploration in Qatar. The volume includes: Programme of operations in Qatar from November 1936 to May 1937 (folios 110-118) and 'General and brief note on the water drilling operations of Petroleum Concessions Limited in Qatar' (folios 209-212).
There are some letters in Arabic, to and from the Sheikh of Qatar.
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- 1 volume (230 folios)
The documents in the volume are mostly arranged in chronological order. There are notes at the end of the volume, (folios 215-221). 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.
There is also an brief index at the beginning (f. 2) indicating the main topics covered in the volume.
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The main foliation is written in pencil, 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, then 2-37; 38 and 38A; 39-55; 56 and 56A; 57-198; 199 and 199A; 200 and 200A; 201-217; 218 and 218A and it carries on until 225, which is the last number given to the back cover. There is also a second foliation sequence, incomplete.
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