LNG

Oman bunkering hub faces hurdles

Total plans to tap gas resources in Oman to supply an LNG bunkering hub in the region Total plans to tap gas resources in Oman to supply an LNG bunkering hub in the region.
By Peter Stewart 30 May 2018 0 31064
The Oman LNG facility in Qalhat near Sur The Oman LNG facility in Qalhat near Sur. (Oman LNG)

Plans for an LNG bunkering hub at Oman’s Sohar port face a number of hurdles, including a lack of demand in the region and competition from the more established facilities at Fujairah in the Untied Arab Emirates.

French oil and gas major Total said on 13 May that it had signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the Omani government to develop gas resources from the Greater Barik area of Block 6, which currently produces around 650,000 barrels per day of oil and 28 billion cubic metres...