Middle East Economic Survey

VOL. XLIX

No 49

4-Dec-2006

OMAN

Oman Plans New Refinery/Petrochemical Complex At Al-Duqm

Omans Ministry of Oil and Gas is conducting a feasibility study on a new refinery project at al-Duqm, MEES learns. This is the site of the governments planned new dry dock yard, located mid-way between Sur and Salalah. A decision on how to proceed with the refinery project is expected to be made before the end of the first quarter of next year.

The ministry has yet to take key...