China remains largest buyer of Oman’s crude in Dec

17 January, 2019 12:00 AM printer

MUSCAT: China remained the largest buyer of Oman's crude oil in December 2018 despite a decrease from the previous month, a monthly report by Oman's Ministry of Oil and Gas said Tuesday.

Oman's production of crude oil and condensate in December 2018 amounted to about 30.76 million barrels, with a daily average of 992,192 barrels, according to the report.

The total crude exports reached about 20.02 million barrels in the same month, the report said, reports Xinhua.

As the largest importer of Oman's crude last December, China took 87.23 percent of Oman's total crude exports, while Japan and India took a 7.76 percent and 5 percent share respectively.