Low cost Mideast fields are of growing importance for BP. The expiry of Abu Dhabi’s Adma sees output dip, but growth in Oman & Kuwait means long-term the trend is up.

BP net oil and gas output for Jan-Sep 2017 is up 10% year-on-year (excluding the firm’s 19.75% stake in Russian state giant Rosneft). CEO Bob Dudley highlighted the role of the Middle East in this growth output at this week’sAdipec conference in Abu Dhabi. BP is now pushing Total hard as the second...