Exploration & Production

Oman confirms Mabrouk gas field potential

The Mabrouk field has been described as having the same potential as Oman’s giant Khazzan development The Mabrouk field has been described as having the same potential as Oman’s giant Khazzan development.
By Verity Ratcliffe 26 March 2018 0 30151
A storage tank at Oman’s Harweel project. (Shell)

State-owned exploration and production company Petroleum Development Oman (PDO) has confirmed the discovery of the Mabrouk gas field, a giant resource that could be developed to support domestic industrial developments.

PDO told Interfax Natural Gas Daily about the Mabrouk find in November, without specifying the scale of the discovery. The company said last week that the field holds at least 113-125 billion cubic metres of gas, according to different estimates offered.

“It’s a wonderful discovery,” said PDO Managing Director Raoul Restucci on local television...