PDO to Acquire Two Additional Drilling Rigs 

Petroleum Development Oman (PDO) is planning to acquire two additional drilling rigs by the end of the year, raising the total number of the company's rigs to 13.

The first rig - No.12 - owned by Oman Deutag Drilling Company, is presently located in the Japex concession some 50 kms. north of Fahud and is to be moved this month to a location at Saih Nihayda where it will start to drill a well on 1 October. The second smaller rig -...