Oman’s LNG exports hit a four-year high in 2017. Since then the 1bn cfd Khazzan field has hit full capacity. With domestic demand lagging, 2018 may see Oman fill up its 10.4mn t/y export capacity for the first time ever.

Two years ago, Oman’s LNG sector looked in trouble: output had tumbled from 2007’s record of 9.1mn t/y to just 7.9mn tons in 2015 as concerns over rapidly-rising domestic gas consumption called into question the country’s long-term viability as an...