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PDO Announces Large Gas Discovery at Saih Rawl in Central Oman

Petroleum Development Oman (PDO) announced on 18 March that it has made asignificant gas discovery at Saih Rawl in Central Oman, some 320 kms. south ofMuscat and about 24 kms. from the other large gas discovery made in the Andamformation at Saih Nihayda in 1989 (see PDO's 1989 Annual Report in MEES, 12November 1990). According to PDO's Director of Exploration, Mr. Peter de Ruiter,the new discovery...