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Oman mulls expanding LNG export capacity

Oman is looking to boost its LNG export capacity via debottlenecking measures as the sultanate’s gas production ramps up Oman is looking to boost its LNG export capacity via debottlenecking measures as the sultanate’s gas production ramps up
By Abhishek Kumar 17 September 2018 0 32578
Tanker loading LNG in Oman A tanker loading LNG at Oman. (Oman LNG)

Directional impact on forecast:
Upbeat for Oman’s LNG exports

Sharply rising production of non-associated gas has caused Oman to re-evaluate its LNG export strategy. The government is now considering expanding Oman’s capacity to export LNG by debottlenecking its Qalhat liquefaction plant. Nevertheless, plans to boost the sultanate’s gas output even further mean Oman may have to add new trains at Qalhat as debottlenecking alone may not be enough. Oman is also considering providing LNG bunkering services, but there are challenges ahead.

Qalhat currently has a...