Saudi officials said they would favor a price a little lower than Iraq's proposal.
Saudi and American officials appear to be working together closely in the investigation.
As a result, one of the Saudi officials died from the injuries.
About 200 people were wounded, most of them not seriously, Saudi officials said.
Saudi officials want to get the price down to about $25 a barrel.
More than 18 hours after the disaster, Saudi officials had not given a death count.
Most of the purchased oil was bought on the world market, Saudi officials said.
He may have been one of those captured last week, Saudi officials said.
However, only a few days later, his statement led to other statements by Saudi officials.
Saudi officials played down the importance of the subject at the meeting.