Oman Peak Demand To Double By 2020, Gas Burning Up 50%


Oman Power and Water Procurement (OPWP) expects the Oman’s peak power demand to more than double to 10.2GW by 2020. Most of Oman’s planned capacity additions will be gas-fired, yet improved operating efficiency will see gas burning rise by a comparatively modest 50% from 7.4 bcm in 2014 to 11.1b cm in 2020.

As long as the country’s key upcoming upstream gas project, BP’s $16bn, 10 bcm/year...