Aramco’s IPO is central to Saudi Arabia’s strategic plan on diversifying its economy.
On Monday, the CEO of Saudi Arabia’s Aramco disclosed that it plans on spending around $300 billion over ten years in upstream oil and gas projects.
“This is mainly upstream, onshore, offshore and joint ventures in the kingdom and out of the kingdom,” said Nasser while speaking at the ADIPEC energy conference in Abu Dhabi.
He also mentioned that the decision as to where Aramco’s IPO is going to be listed, will be disclosed soon.
Last month, Crown Prince Mohammad bin Salman had said, Aramco’s IPO, part of an ambitious plan to diversify the the Kingdom’s economy and wean it of oil-based income, was on track to go ahead next year.