December 16, 2013
BP has signed 30-year gas production sharing and sales deals to develop Oman’s Khazzan tight gas project at an estimated investment of $16-billion, the UK energy giant and Omani government announced on Monday.
|Oman, in green, sits on the southeast coast of the Arabian peninsula, bordering Saudi Arabia and Yemen. Credit: L’Américain via Wikipedia|
“Today’s signing is an important step in the Sultanate of Oman’s plans to meet growing demand for energy over the coming decades and to contribute to economic development in Oman,” Oman oil and gas minister, Mohammed Al Rumhy, said in a statement after the signing in Muscat.