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More bypass lines are planned

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Submitted by Clint Albano (Oman), Jun 24, 2012 at 12:20

The developing Port of Duqm in Oman which opens directly onto the Arabian Sea is planned as a terminus for long pipelines directly from the Saudi oilfields. Real estate there is booming in anticipation.

These bypasses are a big deal!!

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Daniel Pipes replies:

Thank you for pointing this out. Duqm is well clear of the entire Persian Gulf and Iran's waterways. For a map of the region, see

http://goo.gl/maps/7cdB.

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