Yibal

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Yibal
Yibal is located in Oman
Yibal
Location of the Yibaloil field within Oman
Country Oman
Location Onshore
Coordinates 22°10′0″N 56°0′0″E / 22.16667°N 56.00000°E / 22.16667; 56.00000Coordinates: 22°10′0″N 56°0′0″E / 22.16667°N 56.00000°E / 22.16667; 56.00000
Operators Petroleum Development Oman
Field history
Start of production 1968
Production
Current production of oil 88,000 barrels per day (~4.4×10^6 t/a)
Peak of production (oil) 250,000 barrels per day (~1.2×10^7 t/a)

Yibal is the largest oilfield in Oman. It began production in 1968, and at its peak had a production of nearly 250,000 barrels per day (40,000 m3/d). In recent years, it has begun to decline, and in 2005 produces about 88,000 barrels per day (14,000 m3/d). The Yibal oil field is operated primarily by Petroleum Development Oman.