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PDO Announces New Gas Discovery in North Oman

Petroleum Development Oman (PDO) has announced a significant new gas discovery in the Afar region of North Oman with thecompletion in November of last year of the Khatmah-1 well. The well flowed gason an initial test at a rate of 165,000 cu. ms./day from the shallow Cretaceouscarbonate formation. In March this year PDO announced another significant gasdiscovery in Saih Rawl in Central Oman, about 24 kms. from the...