Oman

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April 22, 2024
The Marsa LNG project combines upstream gas production of 150 MMcfd with a 1 MMtpa capacity LNG liquefaction plant and a dedicated 300 MWp PV solar plant, positioning the site as one of the lowest GHG emissions intensity LNG plants ever built worldwide, with a GHG intensity below 3 kg CO2e/boe.
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April 03, 2024
The Yumna-5 well will be drilled at the crest of the structure to drain attic oil left un-swept by the current producers.
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January 09, 2024
The Menna-1 well was drilled vertically to a total depth of approximately 1,600 m. The well logs indicate hydrocarbons in the Al Khlata, Karim and Birba formations.
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November 09, 2023
Oxy Oman and OQGN intend to exchange knowledge and technical expertise to develop strategies enabling the deployment of CCUS projects in Oman in line with the national strategic direction, including carbon capture, transport of carbon dioxide to Oxy Oman’s production assets for EOR, and supporting the development of relevant policies and procedures with the appropriate government bodies.
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November 02, 2023
TotalEnergies is extending beyond 2024 its interest in Oman LNG, by ten years, and in Qalhat LNG, by five years. The parties agreed to finance investments to reduce the plant’s GHG emissions during this extension.
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August 03, 2023
During the extended Initial Phase, Maha intends to implement activities necessary to support any decision regarding Block 70’s declaration of commerciality, such as preparing a detailed plan for enhanced oil recovery, such as steam, waterflooding or other production enhancement methods.
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May 22, 2023
The oil produced during the testing phase is heavy oil of 11-13 degrees API, with viscosity higher than pre-testing estimates.
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March 17, 2023
Biweekly, a new well will be added to the test until all new wells are connected to the testing system. Each well will be completed with PCP pumps before being placed on the test.
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January 30, 2023
As the operator of Block 40, Maha Energy has 65% of the shareholding interest. Mafraq will reimburse Maha for their prorated share of all past costs. Mafraq will also pay for its share of future expenditures on Block 70.
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January 20, 2023
The produced gas will supply the Omani gas network, feeding both local industry and LNG export facilities.
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December 20, 2022
The Persian Gulf state will boost oil production to 1.175 million bpd. The ministry announced a preliminary budget for 2023 with an oil price of $55 per bbl.
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December 19, 2022
In Oman, three rigs have been extended for a total of seven years of work. Additionally, KCA Deutag’s Kenera business unit will provide a grid container for rig T-899. Elsewhere, the T63 has mobilized to drill two wells, with two more optional wells, for a client in Kurdistan.
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December 15, 2022
Commissioned by the Omani authorities, the SLB experts assessed surface, subsurface and well data from the national data repository over a three-month period. The next phase will include an assessment of the economic feasibility of the development of potential geothermal resources.
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April 22, 2022
KCA Deutag, a global drilling, engineering and technology provider, secured contract extensions and options totaling over $170 million, with the majority focused on extensions with existing clients across core markets in the Middle East.
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April 20, 2022
Improving the imaging of the geology offshore Oman is both resolving uncertainties in the thrusts and fold belt plays and imaging the hitherto illusive stratigraphy below the decollement surface.
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January 17, 2022
BP and the Ministry of Energy and Minerals in Oman signed a Strategic Framework Agreement and a Renewables Data Collection Agreement which will support the potential development of a multiple gigawatt, world-class renewable energy and green hydrogen development in Oman by 2030.
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December 21, 2021
TotalEnergies has signed with the Ministry of Energy and Minerals of the Sultanate of Oman a series of agreements for the sustainable development of the country’s natural gas resources.
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December 21, 2021
Shell’s entry into this block signifies a further commitment to Oman, while enhancing and diversifying Shell’s gas supply.
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November 2021
Highwood Equipment Technologies beat the clock by contracting one of the world’s largest commercial airplanes to ship two well service rigs to Oman.
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August 16, 2021
The Oman-based land seismic acquisition company will use Stryde systems to obtain better high-definition images for oil and gas exploration across several projects.
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July 30, 2021
A Romanian and a U.K. citizen died on the 600-foot oil tanker Mercer Street when the vessel came under attack on Thursday while sailing from Tanzania’s Dar es Salam to Fujairah in the United Arab Emirates, said Zodiac Maritime Ltd., the manager of the tanker.
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