Oman Turns To Sun For EOR And Rural Electricity

Oman plans to build one of the world’s largest solar plants to boost heavy oil output. It has also licensed its first solar power plant.

Oman is pushing two very different solar projects as it searches for alternatives to burning gas, whose domestic output is likely to peak in the medium term. One is a solar thermal plant that will produce steam for enhanced oil recovery (EOR) in a heavy oil field, while the other is a solar...