Oman

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January 09, 2024
The Menna-1 well was drilled vertically to a total depth of approximately 1,600 m. The well logs indicate hydrocarbons in the Al Khlata, Karim and Birba formations.
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November 09, 2023
Oxy Oman and OQGN intend to exchange knowledge and technical expertise to develop strategies enabling the deployment of CCUS projects in Oman in line with the national strategic direction, including carbon capture, transport of carbon dioxide to Oxy Oman’s production assets for EOR, and supporting the development of relevant policies and procedures with the appropriate government bodies.
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November 02, 2023
TotalEnergies is extending beyond 2024 its interest in Oman LNG, by ten years, and in Qalhat LNG, by five years. The parties agreed to finance investments to reduce the plant’s GHG emissions during this extension.
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August 03, 2023
During the extended Initial Phase, Maha intends to implement activities necessary to support any decision regarding Block 70’s declaration of commerciality, such as preparing a detailed plan for enhanced oil recovery, such as steam, waterflooding or other production enhancement methods.
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May 22, 2023
The oil produced during the testing phase is heavy oil of 11-13 degrees API, with viscosity higher than pre-testing estimates.
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March 17, 2023
Biweekly, a new well will be added to the test until all new wells are connected to the testing system. Each well will be completed with PCP pumps before being placed on the test.
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January 30, 2023
As the operator of Block 40, Maha Energy has 65% of the shareholding interest. Mafraq will reimburse Maha for their prorated share of all past costs. Mafraq will also pay for its share of future expenditures on Block 70.
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January 20, 2023
The produced gas will supply the Omani gas network, feeding both local industry and LNG export facilities.
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December 20, 2022
The Persian Gulf state will boost oil production to 1.175 million bpd. The ministry announced a preliminary budget for 2023 with an oil price of $55 per bbl.
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December 19, 2022
In Oman, three rigs have been extended for a total of seven years of work. Additionally, KCA Deutag’s Kenera business unit will provide a grid container for rig T-899. Elsewhere, the T63 has mobilized to drill two wells, with two more optional wells, for a client in Kurdistan.
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December 15, 2022
Commissioned by the Omani authorities, the SLB experts assessed surface, subsurface and well data from the national data repository over a three-month period. The next phase will include an assessment of the economic feasibility of the development of potential geothermal resources.
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April 22, 2022
KCA Deutag, a global drilling, engineering and technology provider, secured contract extensions and options totaling over $170 million, with the majority focused on extensions with existing clients across core markets in the Middle East.
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April 20, 2022
Improving the imaging of the geology offshore Oman is both resolving uncertainties in the thrusts and fold belt plays and imaging the hitherto illusive stratigraphy below the decollement surface.
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January 17, 2022
BP and the Ministry of Energy and Minerals in Oman signed a Strategic Framework Agreement and a Renewables Data Collection Agreement which will support the potential development of a multiple gigawatt, world-class renewable energy and green hydrogen development in Oman by 2030.
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November 2021
Highwood Equipment Technologies beat the clock by contracting one of the world’s largest commercial airplanes to ship two well service rigs to Oman.
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September 2020
Effective management of reservoir sweep, with regard to wellbore influx, is an inherent issue affecting horizontal well lengths. As an active, self-regulating technology, autonomous inflow control devices respond to viscosity changes to choke water and gas more effectively, increasing production and sustainability.
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October 22, 2019
Petrofac will provide FEED and conceptualization studies to clients in Oman and Libya following the award of a clutch of new contracts.
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February 2019
The Huizhou 32-5 oil field comprehensive adjustment/Huizhou 33-1 oil field joint development project reportedly started production.
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October 2018
The Middle East and North Africa (MENA) remain the quintessential oil exporting region, replete with considerable assets and tensions.
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February 2018
Downhole turbines are a solution in hard and abrasive formations, otherwise inaccessible with conventional motors.
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