No. 21



PDO Announces Second Gas Discovery This Year

Petroleum Development Oman (PDO) on 15 May announced the discovery of a natural gas field at Khazzan in the central region of the country, west of the Saih Rawl gas field the second gas discovery this year, the first being at Kauther in al-Dakhlia region (MEES, 19 March). PDO, which explores for hydrocarbons on behalf of the Oman Government, said the new field was discovered about 4,500ms underground in Khazzan-1, a...