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Gas Market Outlook in Oman, 2010

Published By :

GlobalData

Published Date : Sep 2010

Category :

Natural Gas

No. of Pages : 83 Pages


This profile is the essential source for top-level energy industry data and information. The report provides an overview of each of the key sub-segments of the energy industry in Oman. It details the market structure, regulatory environment, infrastructure and provides historical and forecasted statistics relating to the supply/demand balance for each of the key sub-segments. It also provides information relating to the natural gas assets (gas fields, pipelines, LNG terminals and underground gas storage facilities) in Oman. The report compares the investment environment in Oman with other countries in the region. The profiles of the major companies operating in the natural gas sector in Oman together with the latest news and deals are also included in the report.

Scope

  • Historic and forecast data relating to production, consumption, imports, exports and reserves are provided for each industry sub-segment for the period 1996-2020.
  • Historical and forecast data and information for all the major gas fields, (Liquified Natural Gas) LNG Terminals, pipelines and underground gas storage facilities in Oman for the period 2000-2013.
  • Operator and equity details for major natural gas assets in Oman.
  • Key information relating to market regulations, key energy assets and the key companies operating in the Omans energy industry.
  • Information on the top companies in the Oman including business description, strategic analysis, and financial information.
  • Product and brand updates, strategy changes, R&D projects, corporate expansions and contractions and regulatory changes.
  • Key mergers and acquisitions, partnerships, private equity and venture capital investments, and IPOs.
Reasons to buy

  • Gain a strong understanding of the countrys energy market. 
  • Facilitate market analysis and forecasting of future industry trends.
  • Facilitate decision making on the basis of strong historic and forecast production, reserves and capacity data. 
  • Assess your competitors major natural gas assets and their performance.
  • Analyze the latest news and financial deals in the gas sector of each country.
  • Develop strategies based on the latest operational, financial, and regulatory events. 
  • Do deals with an understanding of how competitors are financed, and the mergers and partnerships that have shaped the market.
  • Identify and analyze the strengths and weaknesses of the leading companies in the country.
Table Of Content

1 Table Of Contents 2
1.1 List of Tables 7
1.2 List of Figures 8

2 Oman, Energy Sector 9
2.1 Oman Energy sector, Market Overview 9
2.2 Oman Energy Sector, Natural Gas 10
2.2.1 Oman Natural Gas, Overview 10
2.2.2 Oman Natural Gas, Supply and Demand Balance 10
2.2.3 Oman Natural Gas, Regulatory Structure 16
2.2.4 Oman Natural Gas, Infrastructure 16

3 Oman Gas Upstream Investment Environment Benchmarking 18
3.1 Introduction 18
3.2 The Overall Ranking 18
3.3 Upstream Fiscal Attractiveness 18
3.4 Gas Sector Performance 20
3.4.1 Exploration Activity 22
3.4.2 Gas Production 23
3.4.3 Gas Reserves 23
3.4.4 Gas Consumption 23
3.5 Economic Performance 24
3.5.1 GDP Growth Index 25
3.5.2 FDI Confidence Index 25
3.5.3 Balance of Trade Index 25
3.6 Socio-Political Performance 26
3.6.1 Democracy Index 27
3.6.2 Governance Index 27

4 Oman Exploration and Production Sector 28
4.1 Oman Exploration and Production Sector, Country Snapshot 28
4.1.1 Oman Exploration and Production Sector, Key Data 28
4.1.2 Oman Exploration and Production Sector, Natural Gas Assets Map 28
4.2 Oman Exploration and Production Sector, Marketed Natural Gas Production 29
4.2.1 Oman Exploration and Production Sector, Marketed Natural Gas-Historical Production 29
4.2.2 Oman Exploration and Production Sector, Marketed Natural Gas Production by Type 30
4.2.3 Oman Exploration and Production Sector, Marketed Natural Gas Production by Assets 31
4.2.4 Oman Exploration and Production Sector, Marketed Equity Weighted Natural Gas Production by Company 31
4.2.5 Oman Exploration and Production Sector, Market Share based on Marketed Equity Weighted Natural Gas Production 32
4.3 Oman Exploration and Production Sector, Marketed Natural Gas Forecasts 34
4.3.1 Oman Exploration and Production Sector, Marketed Natural Gas Forecasted Production 34
4.4 Oman Exploration And Production Sector, Natural Gas Asset Details 34
4.4.1 Oman Exploration And Production Sector, Active Natural Gas Asset Details 34
4.4.2 Oman Exploration And Production Sector, Planned Natural Gas Asset Details 35
4.5 Oman Exploration And Production Sector, Major Natural Gas Discoveries, 2004-2009 35
4.5.1 Oman Exploration And Production Sector, Natural Gas Discoveries by Year, 2004-2009 35
4.5.2 Oman Exploration And Production Sector, Natural Gas Discovery Details, 2004-2009 36
4.6 Oman Exploration And Production Sector, Recent Discoveries 36
4.6.1 Mar 23, 2010: RAK Petroleum Hits Gas At Hamrat Duru-4 Well In Block 30, Onshore Oman 36
4.6.2 Feb 15, 2010: PDO Announces Oil And Gas Discovery In Oman 37
4.7 Oman Exploration And Production Sector, Drilling and Production Updates 37
4.7.1 Jun 10, 2010: PDO Increases Liquid Hydrocarbon Production In 2009 37
4.7.2 Jun 09, 2010: Iran To Pump 25,000 Bopd At Hengam Oilfield 38
4.7.3 May 26, 2010: BP To Start Production From Tight Gas Fields In Oman 38
4.7.4 May 05, 2010: Tethys Oil Starts Drilling SE-3 Well At Block 4, Onshore Oman 38
4.7.5 Apr 20, 2010: Tethys Oil Accelerates Towards First Production At Block 3 And 4 In Oman 39
4.7.6 Apr 13, 2010: PTTEP To Maintain Gas Output From Block 44 In Oman 40
4.7.7 Apr 11, 2010: Occidental Petroleum To Increase Oman Crude Production By 50% In 2012 40
4.7.8 Jan 25, 2010: Tethys Oil Announces Test Results From Farha South-3 Well On Block 3 Onshore Oman 40

5 Oman Pipeline Sector 42
5.1 Oman Pipeline Sector, Key Data 42
5.2 Oman Pipeline Sector, An Overview 42
5.3 Oman Pipeline Sector, Comparision of Key Natural Gas Pipeline Companies 42
5.4 Oman Pipeline Sector, Natural Gas Pipelines 44

6 Oman LNG Sector 45
6.1 Oman LNG Sector, Key Data 45
6.2 Oman LNG Sector, Liquefaction 45
6.2.1 Oman LNG Sector, Liquefaction, Total Liquefaction Capacity 45
6.2.2 Oman LNG Sector, Liquefaction Capacity- Wise (Million Tonnes) Market Share By Company 46
6.2.3 Oman LNG Sector, Asset- Wise Liquefaction Capacity 47

7 Profile of Petroleum Development Oman 48
7.1 Petroleum Development Oman, Key Information 48
7.2 Petroleum Development Oman, Company Overview 48
7.3 Petroleum Development Oman, Business Description 48
7.3.1 Business Overview 48

8 Profile of Occidental Petroleum Corporation 50
8.1 Occidental Petroleum Corporation, Key Information 50
8.2 Occidental Petroleum Corporation, Company Overview 50
8.3 Occidental Petroleum Corporation, Business Description 50
8.3.1 Business Overview 50
8.3.2 Chemical 51
8.3.3 Midstream, Marketing and Other 52
8.3.4 Oil and Gas 53
8.4 Occidental Petroleum Corporation, SWOT Analysis 55
8.4.1 Overview 55
8.4.2 Occidental Petroleum Corporation Strengths 55
8.4.3 Occidental Petroleum Corporation Weaknesses 56
8.4.4 Occidental Petroleum Corporation Opportunities 57
8.4.5 Occidental Petroleum Corporation Threats 58

9 Profile of Royal Dutch Shell plc 60
9.1 Royal Dutch Shell plc, Key Information 60
9.2 Royal Dutch Shell plc, Company Overview 60
9.3 Royal Dutch Shell plc, Business Description 60
9.3.1 Business Overview 60
9.3.2 Corporate 61
9.3.3 Downstream 61
9.3.4 Upstream 63
9.4 Royal Dutch Shell plc, WOT Analysis 65
9.4.1 Overview 65
9.4.2 Royal Dutch Shell plc Strengths 65
9.4.3 Royal Dutch Shell plc Weaknesses 67
9.4.4 Royal Dutch Shell plc Opportunities 68
9.4.5 Royal Dutch Shell plc Threats 69

10 Financial Deals Landscape 71
10.1 Detailed Deal Summary 71
10.1.1 Equity Offerings 71
10.1.2 Asset Transactions 72

11 Recent Developments 74
11.1 Strategy and Business Expansion 74
11.1.1 Jun 15, 2010: Oilex Announces Relinquishment Of Block 56 In Oman 74
11.1.2 Apr 15, 2010: PTTEP To Quit From Block 58 Concession In Oman 75
11.1.3 Apr 11, 2010: Total, Partex To Bid For Oil And Gas Blocks In Oman 75
11.2 Other Significant Developments 75
11.2.1 Aug 08, 2010: Oman Produces 7% Less Crude In June 2010 75
11.2.2 Aug 03, 2010: Oman's Oil Exports To Japan Rise 10.3% In 2009 75
11.2.3 Jul 20, 2010: Oman To Boost Oil Production; Plans $3.5 Billion Investment In Next Five Years 76
11.2.4 Jul 10, 2010: PDO To Inject Steam To Boost Oil Recovery 76
11.2.5 Jul 06, 2010: Tethys Oil's Saiwan East-3 Well Tests 10,714 Bopd 76
11.2.6 Jul 05, 2010: Oman Oil Output Drops By 3% In 2009 77
11.2.7 Jun 24, 2010: Tethys Oil Provides Oman Operations Update 77
11.2.8 Jun 21, 2010: Circle Oil Provides Operations Update 78
11.2.9 Jun 20, 2010: Oman Oil In Talks To Take Over Block 60 79
11.2.10 Jun 09, 2010: Oman's Oil Production Up 8.7% In Q1 2010 79
11.2.11 May 27, 2010: PDO Inaugurates Mabrouk Oil Field In Central Oman 80

12 Appendix 81
12.1 Methodology 81
12.1.1 Coverage 81
12.1.2 Secondary Research 82
12.1.3 Primary Research 82
12.1.4 Midstream Forecasts 83
12.1.5 Expert Panel Validation 83
12.2 Contact Us 83
12.3 About GlobalData 83
12.4 Disclaimer 83

List of Table


Table 1: Oman, Historic and Forecast Production and Consumption of Natural Gas, 1996-2020 10
Table 2: Oman, Historic and Forecast Export of Natural Gas, 1996-2020 12
Table 3: Oman, Historic and Forecast Reserves of Natural Gas, 1996-2020 14
Table 4: Middle East, Investment Benchmarking, Overall Country Rankings, July 2010 17
Table 5: Middle East, Investment Benchmarking, Gas Sector Performance, July 2010 19
Table 6: Middle East, Investment Benchmarking, Economic Performance, July 2010 23
Table 7: Middle East, Country Standings, Economic Performance, July 2010 23
Table 8: Middle East, Investment Benchmarking, Socio-Political Performance, July 2010 25
Table 9: Middle East, Country Standings, Socio-Political Performance, July 2010 25
Table 10: Oman, Natural Gas Key Statistics, 2009 27
Table 11: Oman, Total Marketed Natural Gas Production (MMcf), 2002- 2009 28
Table 12: Oman, Marketed Natural Gas Production by Type (MMcf), 2002- 2009 29
Table 13: Oman, Marketed Natural Gas Production (MMcf), by Assets, 2002- 2009 30
Table 14: Oman, Marketed Equity Weighted Natural Gas Production by Company (MMcf), 2002- 2009 30
Table 15: Oman, Market Share (%) based on Marketed Equity Weighted Natural Gas Production, 2002-2009 31
Table 16: Oman, Marketed Natural Gas Production (MMcf), Forecast by Major Assets, 2010-2015 33
Table 17: Oman, Active Gas Field Asset Details 33
Table 18: Oman, Planned Gas Field Asset Details 34
Table 19: Oman, Number of Gas Discoveries, 2004-2009 34
Table 20: Oman, Gas Discovery Details, 2004-2009 35
Table 21: Oman, Pipeline Key Statistics, 2009 41
Table 22: Oman, Natural Gas Pipeline Length by Company (Km), 2009 41
Table 23: Oman, Natural Gas Pipelines, 2009 43
Table 24: Oman, LNG Key Statistics, 2009 44
Table 25: Oman Total Liquefaction Capacity (Million Tonnes), 2000-2015 44
Table 26: Oman Liquefaction Capacity by Company (Million Tonnes), 2000-2015 45
Table 27: Oman, Liquefaction Capacity (Million Tonnes), 2000-2015 46
Table 28: Petroleum Development Oman, Key Facts 47
Table 29: Occidental Petroleum Corporation, Key Facts 49
Table 30: Occidental Petroleum Corporation, SWOT Analysis 54
Table 31: Royal Dutch Shell plc, Key Facts 59
Table 32: Royal Dutch Shell plc, SWOT Analysis 64
Table 33: Circle Oil Completes Private Placement Of $27.26 Million 70
Table 34: Oman Oil Company Signs Farm-In Agreement With Reliance Industries 71
Table 35: Reliance Industries To Sell Its Interest In Six Overseas Hydrocarbon Blocks 72

List of Chart


Figure 1: Oman, Energy Sector Split By Fuel Type, 2009 8
Figure 2: Oman, Natural Gas Production And Consumption (Billion Cubic Feet), 1996-2020 11
Figure 3: Oman, Natural Gas Exports (Billion Cubic Feet), 1996-2020 13
Figure 4: Oman, Natural Gas Reserves (Billion Cubic Feet), 1996-2020 15
Figure 5: Middle East, Country Standings, Gas Sector Performance, by Reserves-Exploration & Production, July 2010 20
Figure 6: Middle East, Country Standings, Gas Sector Performance, by Production & Consumption, July 2010 21
Figure 7: Middle East, Country Standings, Exploration Blocks Awarded, July 2010 22
Figure 8: Middle East, Country Standings, Economic Performance, July 2010 24
Figure 9: Middle East, Country Standings, Socio-Political Performance, July 2010 26
Figure 10: Oman, Natural Gas Assets Map, 2009 27
Figure 11: Oman, Total Marketed Natural Gas Production (MMcf), 2002- 2009 28
Figure 12: Oman, Marketed Natural Gas Production by Type (MMcf), 2002- 2009 29
Figure 13: Oman, Marketed Equity Weighted Natural Gas Production (MMcf), by Company, 2002-2009 31
Figure 14: Oman, Market Share (%) based on Marketed Equity Weighted Natural Gas Production, 2009 32
Figure 15: Oman, Number of Gas Discoveries, 2004- 2009 35
Figure 16: Oman, Natural Gas Pipeline Length by Company (Km), 2009 42
Figure 17: Oman Total Liquefaction Capacity (Million Tonnes), 2000-2015 45
Figure 18: Oman Liquefaction Capacity by Company (Million Tonnes), 2000-2015 46

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