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PDO's Rig Fleet Hits Record High

Petroleum Development Oman (PDO) has raised the number of its drilling rigsto a record high of 16 with the delivery towards the end of 1989 of fouradditional rigs. The build-up of the rig fleet has been deemed necessary totackle the increase in development drilling by PDO over the next few years.According to PDO's in-house magazine, PDO News, 75 wells are planned in theYibal field during the next four years and another 100 wells...