I've copied it verbatim, Note they sent it with the track changes info still attached… duhAccording to the grapevine, there is much gnashing of teeth ampongst the outdoorsey types regarding this missive. I don't have an opinion one way or the other.
Security Communication Note: Tour Visits to Oil & Gas Concession Areas
Please be advised that tour visits to Oil & Gas Concession Areas are generally not permitted
Staff who wonder around on their own in the Oil & Gas Concession areas do so at their own risk and may
We therefore advise staff who love to adventure and explore more about the beauty of Oman and its natural scenery the following:
1- Always use the official routes for such travel, i.e. via Travel /
2- Travel / Tours Agents will take care of the formalities required to access the concessions areas, and provide an official tour guide, which is a must on such tours.
4- All tourists are advised not to approach or camp near the International Borders, which could lead them to be mistakenly apprehended and face unwelcome
5- All PDO expatriate staff who visit the PDO interior locations on business
6- It is totally forbidden to take photos of any Oil & gas Installation, Army Camps, or International Borders mark-ups.
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