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Tiny Bahrain's Big Oil Discovery Will Boost the Country’s Fortunes -- Eventually

Apr 5, 2018 | 17:03 GMT
A map shows the location of Bahrain in the Middle East.

The news of a massive oil field discovery could be game-changing for Bahrain.

(200MM/iStock)

Bahrain's leadership is optimistic that the country's economic fortunes will improve after the government announced its largest ever oil discovery. On April 4, Oil Minister Mohammed bin Khalifa al-Khalifa revealed that Bahrain's recently discovered oil and gas field, Khaleej Al Bahrain, holds an estimated 81.5 billion barrels of oil and...

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