NO. 14



PDO Announces New Oil Discoveries

Petroleum Development Oman (PDO) announced on 26 December 1988 a number ofnew oil discoveries in its concession area in Oman, the most important of whichwas a deep formation containing good quality light oil in the Huwaisah field inthe Empty Quarter located some 300 kms. southwest of Muscat. According to astatement by a PDO official, the well was drilled last March and April and waspart of a deep drilling program started by...