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Oman's Oil Operations In 1990

Petroleum Development Oman (PDO) - owned 60% by the Omani Government, 34% byShell Petroleum Company Ltd., 4% by Total Compagnie des Petroles S.A and 2% byPartex (Oman) Corporation - increased its production in 1990 by 5.84%, or36,000 b/d to an average of 652,000 b/d, compared with 616,000 b/d in 1989 (seeMEES, 12 November 1990 for a summary of the 1989 Annual Report). As a resultof extensive exploration activities, PDO also raised its...