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OIL IN OMAN - 1986

The following are highlights from the recently released 1986 Annual Report ofPetroleum Development Oman (PDO). PDO is owned 60% by the Oman Government, 37%by Shell Petroleum Co. Ltd., 4% by Total Compagnie Francaise des Petroles and 2%by Partex (Oman) Corporation. The map on page D4 is also reproduced from theReport.

Production and New Fields

Record production levels were achieved for thesixth successive year with an average output of over 550,000...