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This file was originally catalogued under more than one subject heading. Those headings, and details of this file, are as follows: AERODROMES: General (Code 4/2): Persian Gulf aerodromes: air agreements with Bahrain, Kuwait and Muscat. COLONIAL AND FOREIGN (Code: 11/1): Persian Gulf aerodromes: air agreements with Britian Kuwait and Muscat. ROUTES AND SERVICES: Foreign (Code 27/2): Foreign, 1937-1939
This file concerns the revision of the civil air agreements made between the UK and Bahrain, and the UK and the Sultanate of Muscat and Oman.
This file was originally catalogued under more than one subject heading. Those headings, and details of this file, are as follows: AERODROMES: General (Code 4/2): Persian Gulf aerodromes: air agreements with Bahrain, Kuwait and Muscat. COLONIAL AND FOREIGN (Code: 11/1): Persian Gulf aerodromes; Air agreements with Bahrain, Kuwait and Muscat. ROUTES AND SERVICES: Foreign (Code 27/2): Persian Gulf aerodromes; air agreements with Bahrain, Kuwait and Muscat, 1934-1937
This file concerns the civil air agreements made between the UK and Bahrain, Kuwait and the Sultanate of Muscat and Oman.
This file was originally catalogued under more than one subject heading. Those headings, and details of this file, are as follows: AIR REGULATIONS: General (Code 8/2): Kuwait civil air agreement and associated regulations. COLONIAL AND FOREIGN (Code: 11/1): Kuwait civil air agreement and associated regulations. ROUTES AND SERVICES: Foreign (Code 27/2): Kuwait civil air agreement and associated regulations, 1938-1948
This file concerns the civil air agreement between the UK and Kuwait. It contains correspondence and minute sheets relating to: Documentation for the 1934 agreement Discussions in 1938, 1945, and 1948 on whether or not to renew the agreement and of any amendments that might be needed Payments to be made by the UK as part of the agreement, and the question of landing fees Effects of the air agreement on the position of Kuwait Oil Company and the company's proposal to construct a new airfield.
ROUTES AND SERVICES: Foreign (Code 27/2): Arabian coast route- Bahrain landing ground, 1932-1936
This file concerns the development of air and naval facilities in Bahrain.
COLONIAL AND FOREIGN (Code: 11/1): Landing grounds and aircraft facilities at Bahrein and Kuwait: use of, by civil aircraft in connection with exploitation of oil areas, 1930-1935
This file concerns proposals to carry out special flights for oil exploration, and the improvement of aircraft facilities in the Gulf and Gwadur [Gwadar]. It contains correspondence on: Request from Junkers for permission to make flights between Kuwait and Bahrain, and from Imperial Airways to make flights between Basrah [Basra] and Bahrain, in both cases going into the Nejd region of Saudi Arabia, in order to carry out geological surveys Discussion of the improvements required for Gwadar aerodrome, as well as for the aerodromes at Sharjah and Kuwait
Kuwait defence scheme, 1940
This file concerns the 1940 Kuwait Defence Scheme, detailing defensive measures in case of an attack on British interests in Kuwait at the time of the Second World War.
Implementation of policy of UK withdrawal from Persian Gulf, 1971 Jan 01-1971 Dec 31
This file concerns preparations for the British withdrawal from the Gulf. It contains correspondence on: The reactions of the Gulf Rulers to the announcement of Britain's intention to withdraw Plans for the establishment of a Union of Arab Emirates Matters to be resolved prior to withdrawal, along with charts and checklists of action to be taken, including: outstanding territorial disputes; the retrocession of administration and legislation; prisons and prisoners; future defence and security arrangements; and political agreements in relation to oil concessions
Overseas visits by ruler, 1967-1968
This file contains correspondence relating to: Plans of the Amir of Kuwait Sheikh Sabah Al Salem Al Sabah to travel directly from the Arab League Summit Conference in Khartoum to Paris for a 10-day medical checkup Medical checkup of Sheikh Sabah at the American Hospital of Paris, courtesy call on General Charles de Gaulle and departure on his personal Hawker Siddeley Trident for Beirut Return of Sheikh Sabah to Kuwait without visiting Amman and Baghdad as earlier planned Visit by the Director of the National Iranian Oil Company (NIOC) Dr Manouchehr Eqbal to Kuwait and a report
UK commitment to 1970/1971, 1967-1968
This file contains correspondence concerning: Minutes of the 62nd meeting of the Planning Committee on defence expenditure studies for the Central Treaty Organization (CENTO), relating to Cyprus, the Gulf, Sharjah and Kuwait Paper on 'The Kuwait Commitment in the Period to 1970-71' to be circulated at the meeting Telegram from Ambassador G N Jackson to M S Weir on the Kuwait commitment Letter from Jackson to T F Brenchley on HMG's commitment to the defence of Kuwait, including views of the Amir Sheikh Sabah Al Salem Al Sabah, Prime Minister Sheikh Jabir Al Ahmad Al Sabah and Minist
Kuwait Oil Company logistical support for British forces, 1967
This file contains correspondence relating to: Letter from J A N Graham to B G Birkmyre on the amendment of the Kuwait Oil Company (KOC) plan to provide logistical support for British forces based in Kuwait, 9 January 1967; and the Joint Planning Staff Aden's request via Birkmyre for the provision of hospital facilities for permanent and reinforcing members of the Kuwait Liaison Team and RAF crew participating in the operation and retaining the four Pye Reporter R/T sets for the Kuwait Liaison Team
Ras al Khaimah oil concession, 1965 Jan 01 - 1965 Dec 31
This file contains correspondence relating to: Meeting between the representative of Union Oil Exploration and Production Company and Southern Natural Gas Company and the Ruler of Ras Al Khaimah, Sheikh Saqr Bin Mohammad Al Qasimi about the results of the companies' seismic analysis of December 1964 and the difficulties of obtaining the relevant equipment and expected delay in operations Phone call by Ted Winn of the Southern Natural Gas Company to D G Crawford about possible drilling in the vicinity of Tunb and the median line between Ras Al Khaimah and Iran and the Shah Mohammad
Kuwait Oil Company: relations with Kuwait State, 1954
This file contains correspondence relating to: Arrangements for the Kuwait Oil Company Limited’s (KOC) representation in Kuwait, including the illness and potential replacement of the Chief Local Representative of KOC Colonel Dickson; and propaganda against the oil industry Criticism of Dickson, including that he is ‘more sympathetic to the oriental than to the western point of view’ and the suggestion that his employment be terminated Potential for widening KOC’s contacts with the Kuwaiti Government Relationship of the Iraq Petroleum Company with the local economy in their areas o