Maha Energy is an international production focused upstream oil & gas company with a diverse portfolio of operated onshore oil producing assets. Maha was awarded Block 70 in Oman as operator, and received a Royal Decree approving the Exploration and Production Sharing Agreement with the Government of the Sultanate of Oman in October, 2020.
Block 70 is an onshore block that includes the shallow undeveloped Mafraq heavy oil field. The Block is located in the middle of the prolific oil producing Ghaba Salt Basin in the central part of Oman, and covers 639 km2. The Mafraq oil field was discovered by Petroleum Development Oman (PDO) in 1988 and was further delineated by four wells and 3D seismic in stages until 2010.