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Oman’s total oil exports rise 16% in H1 2022 as output grows

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Oman's average oil price jumped 60.9 percent year-on-year to $90.4 per barrel by the end of June 2022
  • China tops list of oil importing nations at 123. 10 million barrels
  • Average daily oil production rose 9.7%

Oman’s total oil exports increased 16.2 percent in the first six months of 2022, according to the latest statistics of the National Centre for Statistics and Information (NCSI).

China topped the list of oil importing countries, at 123.10 million barrels, Times of Oman newspaper reported.

Average daily oil production amounted to 1.047 million barrels, registering an increase of 9.7 percent year-on-year.

According to the NCSI, the average oil price jumped 60.9 percent year-on-year to $90.4 per barrel by the end of June 2022.

On the other hand, total domestic production of natural gas, including imports, climbed 4.4 percent to 25.77 billion cubic metres by June 30, 2022, compared to 24.69 billion cubic metres in the previous year.

This higher output was attributed to the increase in production of accompanying gas by a 7.9 percent rise year-on-year to 4.8 billion cubic, the report said.

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