OPWP aims to add 4.8GW of power generating capacity by 2022, to keep ahead of strong demand growth. However, constraints on future fuel gas supply means Oman must consider its options.

Oman’s state power and water utility OPWP sees the country’s peak electricity demand rising by 4.54GW or almost 74% by 2022 from the 6.15GW peak consumption recorded in 2015. The company plans to increase power generating capacity by 4.8GW or 60% by 2022 to ensure supply security.

Oman’s...