Middle East Economic Survey


No 4



Oman To Award Three Oil Blocks Soon, Says Jashmi

Omans Oil and Gas Ministry is to award offshore Blocks 41 and 59 and onshore Block 39 soon following advanced negotiations with three shortlisted companies, Ministry Undersecretary Nasir al-Jashmi said on 15 January. We hope that the agreement will be concluded soon... These firms are from Russia, Ukraine and India, he said, speaking after the signing of the Saih Rawl compression project...