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Oman is pursuing its biggest energy project with the downstream Duqm complex that is due for completion in 2020 and which will include a 230,000 bpd refinery, a petrochemicals plant and a 200 million barrel oil storage terminalOman’s state-controlled and Shell-led oil and gas producer PDO had an average production of 570,534 barrels per day (bpd) last year, marking the firm’s highest level since 2006 and nearly a 4 per cent increase on the plateau target of 550,000 bpd. But PDO’s proactive cost-...

Oman steers Duqm refinery development despite oil fall

The proposed refinery would be the largest in Oman, a country that pumps close to 1 mbpd of crude...

Oman’s first tight gas project to come on stream

The 40-odd wells drilled so far by OOCEP target the Barik reservoir characterised by tight rock with...

PDO is pioneering EOR technologies

Petroleum Development Oman (PDO) has a number of pioneering enhanced oil recovery (EOR) projects in...

Targeting 950,000 bpd output plateau

Much of Oman’s projected incremental output will be contributed by PDO, a joint venture between Oman...

Circle Oil calls time on Oman operations

The group’s total oil and gas revenues dropped nine per cent to $84.62 million in 2014 despite...

Oman still eyeing Iran gas imports

Key for Oman’s oil and gas sector is the prospect of Iranian investment in the planned Duqm refinery...

Solar EOR to help Oman sustain low oil prices

Replacing natural gas combustion with solar steam at enhanced oil recovery sites has the potential...

PDO signs $600m deal with Medco

PDO hopes that the renewal of the partnership will help to increase KSF production from the current...

Oman Gas Company optimising the gas value chain in Oman

The gas transportation company plans to construct a world-class gas processing facility at Salalah...




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