Oman’s daily crude oil production surges in October

SourceTimes of Oman
SectorOil & Gas

Muscat: The Sultanate’s average daily production of crude oil in October 2020 has reached 721,100 barrels. Hence, the daily October oil production average has surged by 0.33 per cent m-o-m (Month over Month) compared with September 2020 daily average production, according to the monthly report published by Ministry of Energy and Minerals. Additionally, the per day average exported quantities of Oman Blend crude oil reported as 741,813 barrels, increased by 0.77 per cent compared with last month.Out of the total imported Oman Export Blend, China’s imports has slipped down by 3.10 per cent m-o-m, compared to September 2020. Contrarily, India’s import has surged by 8.9 per cent m-o-m, however, Japan’s share has fallen by 2.10 per cent.

Oil prices for all reference crude oil grades around the world have experienced a fluctuating trend during the trading days of October 2020 - for December 2020 delivery- compared with the trading of September 2020. The average price of West Texas Intermediate Crude Oil at the New York Mercantile Exchange (NYMEX) settled at $39.83 per barrel, an increase of $0.42 only. Whereas the average price of North Sea Oil (Brent) at the Intercontinental Exchange (ICE) in London averaged $41.52 per barrel, decreased by more...