Pakistan drilling offset by Saudi Arabia and Oman

The number of rigs targeting gas in the Middle East fell by 1.1% month on month in March, with Pakistan’s slightly higher rig count more than offset by losses in Saudi Arabia and Oman The number of rigs targeting gas in the Middle East fell by 1.1% month on month in March, with Pakistan’s slightly higher rig count more than offset by losses in Saudi Arabia and Oman.
By Verity Ratcliffe 13 April 2017 0 25481
Source: Baker Hughes

The number of rigs targeting gas in the Middle East fell by 1.1% month on month in March, to 88. Pakistan’s slightly higher rig count during the month was more than offset by losses in Saudi Arabia and Oman. Only one rig was in operation in Qatar, but this number is expected to rise significantly as the country plans to increase production from the huge North Dome field, ending a 12-year hiatus on production growth. The country could start producing an extra 57 million cubic...

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