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PDO Makes Large Gas Discovery in Central Oman

Petroleum Development Oman (PDO) announced on 27 June that it has discovereda gas field in central Oman with estimated recoverable reserves of 10bn cu.ms., the fifth largest gas field in Oman. The discovery was made by PDO'slargest rig, No. 9, which spudded the well last April as an additionaldevelopment well in the Ghariff oil-producing formation at a depth of 2,500 ms.(8,295 ft.), to follow up in the search for gas...