Category: Oil&Gas

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Making a mark

BP has laid solid foundations at the first phase development of Khazzan gas field. Exporting Khazzan’s first volume of gas marks the end of a 10-year journey. Muhammed Nafie reports  When BP achieved first gas at its Khazzan field on September 22, 2017, safely, ahead of schedule and below budget, it was one of the […]

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Driving innovation

An intensive full-cycle incubation programme, called GlassPoint Innovation Spur will provide aspiring Omani entrepreneurs an integrated ecosystem of scientific, technical and business support Mentorship and effective incubation programmes play a key role in honing the skills of entrepreneurs and help them grow their ideas into sustainable businesses. Oman has a lot of institutions and relevant […]

Oman to sell LNG to BP Singapore

Oman LNG and BP Singapore have signed a major sales and purchase agreement (SPA) for supplying liquefied natural gas (LNG) to the latter. The agreement, a free-on-board (FOB) contract starting from January 2018, will span over a period of seven years for lifting 1.1 million tonnes per annum (mtpa), which is equivalent to approximately 18 […]

PDO opens three public Majlises in Shaleem

Petroleum Development Oman (PDO) has officially inaugurated three public majlises in Wadi Aarah, Zakher and Fatkhait at wilayat Shaleem in an event which was attended by PDO External Affairs and Value Creation Director Abdul Amir bin Abdul Hussain Al Ajmi in the presence of the Wali of Shaleem His Excellency Sheikh Mohamed Berham Ba Omer, […]

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PDO trains 471 Omani youths to get skilled jobs

Petroleum Development Oman (PDO) on Thursday marked the graduation of 471 young Omanis from company-sponsored training schemes to take up full-time employment. A celebration event was held at the Oman Convention and Exhibition Centre to honour their success under the auspices of His Highness Sayyid Taimur bin Assad bin Tariq al Said, assistant secretary general […]

Oman’s oil production touches 29m barrels

Oman’s crude oil production in November touched 28.88 million barrels, according to the official statistics released by the Ministry of Oil and Gas on Wednesday. The country’s average crude oil production stood at 962,783 barrels in November. Of the total production, the Sultanate exported 24.43 million barrels in November, a decline of 0.56 per cent. […]

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Unlocking tremendous value

Dave Campbell, Chief Operating Officer, BP Oman, shares his thoughts on Khazzan Gas field and its salience for the Sultanate of Oman. An OER interview BP has built a city in the sand. What are the salient features of the Khazzan project? The amazing thing about Khazzan is its scale and the fact that four years ago there was […]

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Brick by brick

Salim Al Kalbani, Operations Team Leader, Oman Khazzan Project, one of the first Omanis to join the project talks about the challenges and exhilaration of his journey with BP Oman. An OER interview Can you talk about the evolution of the Khazzan project from its design stage to operations?    I joined BP in 2009 and […]

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Oman Oil launches fuel bunkering at Port of Duqm

Oman Oil Marketing Company has started its fuel bunkering operations by barge at Port of Duqm as part of its drive to expand ship-to-ship services in the Sultanate’s maritime logistics hubs. Developed in line with the most stringent international environment and marine safety fuel measures, the new services will play an integral role in the […]

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Musandam gas and power plants open

Musandam Gas Plant (MGP) and Musandam Power Company (MPC) were inaugurated under the patronage of His Highness Sayyid Mansoor bin Majid bin Taimur Al Said yesterday. The Musandam Gas Treatment and Power Plants are collectively worth more than OMR400 million. Oman Oil Company’s (OOC) wholly owned subsidiary, Oman Oil Company Exploration and Production LLC (OOCEP) […]