No 14



First Block 9 Gas Delivery To Oman Government

Occidental and Mitsui have made the first delivery of gas from the North Oman Gas Joint Venture (NOGJV) in Block 9 to the Oman government, four months ahead of schedule. In April last year the joint venture partners agreed to sell 120-130mn cfd of natural gas from the block (MEES, 5 May 2003). The NOGJV is targeted at developing the associated and non-associated gas reserves of Block 9, estimated at more than 400bn...