No. 34



PDO Production Falls To 832,000 B/D In 1999

Average 1999 production by Petroleum Development Oman (PDO) fell by 0.4% from the 1998 average of 835,500 b/d to 832,000 b/d, just under the production target of 835,000 b/d, mainly due to production problems encountered in the Yibal field during the year, according to the companys Annual Report for 1999 (for summary see the D Section). At year-end, production from Yibal was 24,900 b/d below the plan level, but...