The first crude export in more than five years from the Neutral Zone shared by Kuwait and with Saudi Arabia is set to take place this week, a shipping source told S&P Global Platts Thursday. Receive daily email alerts, subscriber notes & personalize your experience. Register Now The cargo is loading crude from the zone’s offshore Al-Khafji field, the source said on condition of anonymity. Al-Khafji is one of two major fields in the Neutral Zone, along with the onshore Wafra that had been shuttered by a political dispute between Saudi Arabia and Kuwait, before a deal brokered in December paved the way for their restart. The fields, which have a combined capacity of 550,000 b/d, are in an area straddling the border between the two countries, which agreed in 1970 to co-manage and share crude production from the zone equally. The Suezmax tanker Monte Toledo was […]