Completion of New Pipeline Will Boost Oman's Export Capacity 

The Omani Minister of Petroleum and Mineral Resources, Mr. Ahmad Sa'id al-Shanfari, stated on 14 October that Oman's crude oil output capacity will increase to 650,000 b/d with the completion of construction work on Oman's export pipeline system in November.

It will be recalled that Petroleum Development Oman (PDO), had awarded two contracts worth $40mn in December 1983 for the replacement of the...