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Oman Focuses On Gas And Foreign Downstream Ventures

As its oil production continues to rise steadily, Oman is focusing moreattention on increasing its gas reserves and on a 5mn ton/year liquefied naturalgas (LNG) project with Japanese partners, according to Mr. Sa'id bin Ahmed al-Shanfari, the Omani Minister of Petroleum and Minerals, in an interview withMEES Executive Editor Walid Khadduri in Muscat last week. In addition, the OmanOil Company (OOC) - the foreign...