A vehicle drives past workers near power plant number 10 at Saudi Electricity Company's Central Operation Area, south of Riyadh, April 27, 2012. Saudi Arabia is likely to burn less crude in its power plants this summer thanks to rising output from dedicated gas fields and gas that would be associated with any increase in oil output to make up for lower Iranian production. Picture taken April 27, 2012. To match Analysis SAUDI-CRUDE/GAS REUTERS/Fahad Shadeed
Saudi Arabia field report: Another potential oil crisis in the Middle East
July 2, 2015,
Yukari Hino writes about why Saudi Arabia's status as the biggest oil exporter in the world may be threatened as a result of domestic oil consumption.