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Oman fine tunes

With liquefied natural gas production approaching capacity again, the country is adapting to shifting market patterns

The Khazzan gas project, operated by BP, will produce 1.5bn cubic feet a day when the first two phases are on stream, equivalent to 40% of Oman's gas supply. One of the first companies to feel the benefit, even early in the first phase, has been Oman LNG. Chief executive Harib al-Kitani, told Petroleum Economist on the sidelines of its 2017 awards ceremony in London that "our three trains are now almost at full capacity of 10.5m tonnes a year. This is a great improvement compared to recent years—we'd been running the plant at 75% capacity. But from September we received more production from the upstream". The Omani government allocates OLNG supplies from a number of gasfields. Over recent y

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