According to media reports, a report issued by the Organization of Arab Petroleum Exporting Countries (OAPEC) stated that the Sultanate of Oman has become the second-largest exporter of natural gas in the Arab world.
During the first quarter of 2023, Oman’s total liquefied gas exports were approximately 3.1 million tons, compared to around 2.9 million tons during the same period in 2022.
As a result, Oman’s liquefied natural gas exports increased by 6.9 percent, which is the third-highest growth rate among Arab countries.
The report confirmed that Oman has become the second-largest exporter of liquefied natural gas in the Arab countries after Qatar, surpassing other Arab nations in terms of record exports.
According to the global report, after reaching record-breaking exports of 104.5 million tons during the first quarter of 2023, LNG exports reached the highest level, compared to 98.5 million tons during the same period in 2022.
The report highlighted that Arab countries’ liquefied natural gas exports increased to 29.5 million tons during the first quarter of 2023, with a growth rate of 7.1 percent.