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'File 8/8 IV Annual Administration Report for 1945' [‎121r] (241/280)

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The record is made up of 1 file (138 folios). It was created in 3 Jan 1946-9 Mar 1946. 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 Documents collected in a private capacity. .

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ocean going ships at Sitra was commenced during the
year and was progressing satisfactorily at the year's
end.
(c) producing Field .
Although no actual development work was
commenced during the year, plans were laid, equip
ment and materials were ordered and some preliminary
work was done pursuant to a development programme to
be inaugurated in 1946. Considerable detailed work
of a geological nature was done in the re-examination
of well formation samples to obtain all data possible.
Several water wells throughout the Island were electric
logged.
Four more wells were rehabilitated during
the year leaving four wells in this programme which
are still secured requiring extensive re-work before
they can be returned to production.
(d) Import of Arabian American Crude Oil .
The total import of Arabian crude during
1945 was 15,649,272 net barrels. Upon completion of
the 12" Arabia-Bahrain sub-marine pipe line from
Arabia to the Refinery, the Zellaq terminal was dis
mantled and is now obsolete. The last cargo received
through Zellaq was on 3rd March, 1945, and from 1st
January to 3rd March a total of 1,831,053 net barrels
were handled through its facilities before being
abandoned in favour of the Arabia-Bahrain pipe line.
The balance of Arabian crude was received through this
line except for 564,225 net barrels delivered by tanker
and unloaded at Sitra.
(e) Refining Operations .
Refining operations throughout the year were
at a high rate of throughput and were augmented by the
commissioning of aviation gasoline production facilities.
During the year crude runs totaled 22,875,136 barrels
of which 32# was Bahrain crude while the balance was
imported from Arabia. Shipment of products manufactured
from the foregoing crude runs were divided as follows ;-
Aviation gasoline
Motor gasoline
Kerosene
Diesel oils
Fuel oils
322,997 Barrels
5,236,866 »
2,061,684 "
4,356,643 "
5,637,130 "
Total 17,615,320 Barrels
With the ending of the war, the demand for
aviation gasoline dropped rapidly with the result that
ail aviation shipping tankage was full about the end of
October. All aviation facilities were shut down at
uhat time and still remained idle at the end of the year.
The balance of the refinery continued operating at full
throughput.
(Continued)

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The file contains correspondence relating to the collation and submission of the 1945 Administration Report of the Bahrain Political Agency An office of the East India Company and, later, of the British Raj, headed by an agent. and the Trucial Coast A name used by Britain from the nineteenth century to 1971 to refer to the present-day United Arab Emirates. , as well as the reports themselves.

The correspondence is 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. and representatives of institutions that provide reports and statistics for the annual report. These include: Medical Department of the Government of Bahrain; Indian Posts and Telegraphs Department; American Mission Hospital; Eastern Bank Limited; Bahrain Petroleum Company (BAPCO); Customs Department of the Government of Bahrain; Cable and Wireless Limited; Victoria Memorial Hospital; British Overseas Airways Corporation; Petroleum Concessions Limited; Adviser to the Government of Bahrain (Sir Charles Belgrave); Imperial Bank of Iran; and Gray, Mackenzie & Co Limited. The Trucial Coast A name used by Britain from the nineteenth century to 1971 to refer to the present-day United Arab Emirates. report (folios 98-105) is submitted to the Bahrain Political Agency An office of the East India Company and, later, of the British Raj, headed by an agent. by the Political Officer at Sharjah. Both final reports are then submitted by 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 to the Political Residency An office of the East India Company and, later, of the British Raj, established in the provinces and regions considered part of, or under the influence of, British India. at Bushire.

The final report (folios 111-135), which includes the final version of the Trucial Coast A name used by Britain from the nineteenth century to 1971 to refer to the present-day United Arab Emirates. Report, is made up of numbered sections, as follows: 1. Officers; 2. Bahrain Government Officials; 3. The Al Khalifah Family; 4. Bahrain Police; 5. Agriculture; 6. Municipalities; 7. Public Works; 8. Electricity Department; 9. Telephone Department; 10. Pearl Industry; 11. Customs; 12. Food Control; 13. Shipping; 14. Accidents within Port Limits; 15. Medical (General); 16. The Post Office; 17. Administration of Justice; 18. Education; 19. The Bahrain Petroleum Company; 20. Visits of Foreign Notables; 21. Local Affairs; 22. The Weather; 23. Economic; 24. Cable & Wireless Limited; 25. British Overseas Airways Corporation; 26. Petroleum Concessions Limited; 27. The Royal Air Force; 28. American Consulate; 29. Qatar; 30. Trucial Coast A name used by Britain from the nineteenth century to 1971 to refer to the present-day United Arab Emirates. . Some sections are further divided into parts assigned either a lower case Roman numeral (iv, for example) or a lower case letter of the alphabet (d, for example). Several of these parts also come under a sub-heading.

Folios 137-139 are internal office notes.

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1 file (138 folios)
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The file is arranged chronologically.

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Foliation: the foliation sequence commences at the front cover and terminates at the inside back cover; these numbers are written in pencil, are circled, and are located 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. A previous foliation sequence, which is also circled, has been superseded and therefore crossed out.

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