Omani crude and condensate exports are set to rise in October as the Sultanate’s 106,000 b/d Mina al-Fahal refinery undergoes maintenance. Exports have been cut this year in line with Oman’s pledged contribution to Opec-led output cuts, and September’s 757,000 b/d was the lowest monthly figure since April 2014. Absent further production cuts, Mina al-Fahal’s closure could propel exports back towards 850,000 b/d this month for the first time since January.

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