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This file concerns oil affairs in the Gulf. It contains correspondence on: Acquisition by Dubai Petroleum Company Limited (DPC) of a half share in the Dubai offshore concession (82) Negotiations of Frank M Tye with the Ruler of Ras Al Khaimah Sheikh Saqr Bin Mohammad Al Qasimi for the offshore concession area.
Sharjah: Ajman and Umm al Qawain oil concessions, 1967
This file contains correspondence relating to: Exasperation of the Rulers of Sharjah, Ajman and Umm Al Quwain with John W Mecom, their intention not to renew the oil concession, and the search for successors Storm damage to a rig drilling south east of Abu Musa Jordanian Government's dissatisfaction with Mecom's failure to exploit its oil concession Satisfaction of the Sultan of Muscat and Oman Saeed Bin Taimur with Mecom Wish of the Ruler of Sharjah Sheikh Khalid Bin Mohammad Al Qasimi to convert Mecom's headquarters into the police headquarters Interest of Enterprise de
Sharjah oil concession, 1965 Jan 01 - 1965 Dec 31
This file contains correspondence relating to: Conversation between Ellis Head of Mecom Oil Company and the Ruler of Dubai Sheikh Rashid Bin Saeed Al Maktoum and Mecom's new locations in Sharjah and Umm Al Quwain Conversation between H G Balfour-Paul and Sheikh Rashid about the new Mecom location and whether it falls on the Sharjah or Dubai side of the border marked by J F Walker Universal Transverse Mercator (UTM) projection map of tribal settlements in Al Gharif Letter from Balfour-Paul to Sheikh Rashid informing him of his authorisation of Mecom to proceed with their operat
Shell Oil Company activities in Trucial States, 1964 Jan 01 - 1965 Dec 31
This file contains correspondence relating to: Permission for the Shell Company of Qatar Limited to commence operations in the concession areas of Continental Oil Company and Mecom Oil Company in Qatar, Dubai and Sharjah Letter from H G Balfour-Paul to the Ruler of Dubai Sheikh Rashid Bin Saeed Al Maktoum and the Ruler of Sharjah Sheikh Saqr Bin Sultan Al Qasimi about proposed research by Koniklijke-Shell Exploration and Production Laboratory into desert sedimentation; and responses by Sheikh Saqr and Sheikh Rashid dated 8 and 9 February 1965 respectively Request for the texts of fou
This file contains correspondence relating to: Agreement with Dubai Petroleum Company (DPC) (a subsidiary of Continental Oil Company) for the Dubai land concession. It includes the final text of the agreement; and the draft of a political agreement between HMG and DPC (21, 30-32) Election of Mohammad Mahdi Al Tajir to the Board of Directors of DPC (26) Oil concessions of John W Mecom in Sharjah, Ajman and Umm Al Quwain.
This file contains correspondence relating to: Information about the Perkins Oil Company, as well as other companies seeking a concession in the Trucial States (81, 87, 92) Question of Abu Dhabi's boundaries with Oman, Qatar and Saudi Arabia, and the effect of these on the operations of the Abu Dhabi Petroleum Company Limited (ADPC) (82, 91) Correspondence and documentation relating to the awarding of oil concessions to John W Mecom in Sharjah, Ajman, Umm Al Quwain and Ras Al Khaimah (83-85, 88, 90, 95, 98) Defining of the seabed boundaries of the Trucial States (86) Request for
This file contains: Updates regarding the progress of oil production on Das Island.
This file relates to oil concessions in the Trucial States. It contains correspondence concerning: Interest of Cities Service Oil Company and Continental Oil Company in Trucial Coast concessions, especially in Sharjah (1, 4) Need for political agreements between HMG and the companies negotiating concessions with the Rulers of the Trucial States.