Oman to increase LNG exports in 2018

Oman is hoping to carry on boosting its LNG output next year by making improvements at its plants and ramping up output at Khazzan Oman is hoping to carry on boosting its LNG output next year by making improvements at its plants and ramping up output at Khazzan.
By Verity Ratcliffe 3 November 2017 0 28230
Oman LNG plant with tanker A tanker docked at Oman LNG. (Oman LNG)

The ramp-up of BP’s Khazzan development and improvements to Oman’s liquefaction facilities will allow the sultanate to continue increasing its exports in 2018.

“[We] will push our production to 10.5 mtpa […] for 2018 and onwards,” Mohammed al-Naseeb, head of marketing at Oman LNG, told Interfax Natural Gas Daily. Naseeb’s forecast for 2018 represents a 23.5% increase on exports in 2016. 

The company operates three liquefaction trains at Qalhat with a combined nameplate capacity of 10.4 mtpa. Oman LNG has carried out some improvements...

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