Saudi Aramco discovered eight new oil and gas fields and produced a record volume of gas in 2014, CEO Khalid al-Falih says.

Mr Falih, speaking to Reuters earlier this month, gave no further details nor did he say when the discoveries were made and where. The news comes as Saudi Aramco announced the completion of a deep water exploration program in the Red Sea, the focus of its largest exploration program to date. (CONTINUED - 1221 WORDS)