Oman’s condensate production rises by 45.2 per cent

      Published on Monday, 8 February , 2021      278 Views     
Oman’s condensate production rises by 45.2 per cent

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The Sultanate’s oil production, including condensate, stood at 347.94 million barrels until the end of December 2020, compared to 354.39 million barrels according to the latest data released by the National Centre for Statistics and Information (NCSI).

Of the total production, crude oil production declined by 9.1 per cent to stand at 278.84 million barrels while condensate production rose by 45.2 per cent to touch 69.10 million barrels.

The Sultanate’s daily average crude oil production stood at 950,700 barrels until the end of December 2020, against 970,900 barrels over the same period of 2019, the NCSI report added.

However, the average price of the Sultanate’s crude oil fell by 27.6 per cent to reach $46 per barrel until the end of December 2020, compared to $63.6 per barrel in the same period of 2019.

The Sultanate exported 287.04 million barrels of crude oil until the end of December 2020, compared to 310.33 million barrels for the same period of 2019, comprising a decline by 7.5 per cent.

China retained its position as the leading destination for the Sultanate’s crude oil exports at the end of December 2020. China’s imports of the Sultanate’s crude oil stood at 248.12 million barrels, followed by India with 17.80 million barrels, South Korea with 4.99 million barrels and Japan with 3.92 million barrels.

The Sultanate’s natural gas production and imports rose by 0.4 per cent to 46,396 million cubic metres (MNCM) till the end of December 2020, compared to 46,190 MNCM for the same period of 2019.

Of this, non-associated gas and imports rose by 2.6 per cent to 38,870 MNCM and associated gas production fell by 9.4 per cent to 7,527 MNCM.

Usage of natural gas in industrial projects rose by 0.4 per cent to reach 46,396 MNCM at the end of December 2020, compared to 46,190 MNCM for the same period of last year.



As much as 27,656 MNCM of natural gas used in industries projects against 28,751 MNCM for the same period in 2019.

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Category Business, Oil | 2021/02/08 latest update at 7:00 PM
Source : Times of Oman | Photocredit : Google
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