No. 35



Oman's PDO Hits Production Peak In 1996

Petroleum Development Oman (PDO) - owned 60% by the Omani Government, 34% by ShellPetroleum Company Ltd., 4% by Total and 2% by Partex (Oman) Corporation - raised its dailyproduction to a new record of 850,000 b/d by year-end 1996, registering an average of830,000 b/d for the year, an increase of 3.36% over the 1995 average of 803,000 b/d,according to the company's Annual Report for 1996. At the same time PDO's booked...