Mazoon awards key contract for $258m dairy project – Gulf Digital News

Gulf Digital NewsMazoon awards key contract for $258m dairy projectGulf Digital NewsOman-based Mazoon Dairy Company has awarded a RO28 million ($72.4 million) construction contract to Al Adrak Trading and Contracting for its upcoming dairy project in Buraimi region, said a report. The dairy, being built at a cost of RO100 million …and more » Read more...

Hackathon to kick-start Muttrah Smart City – Oman Tribune

Hackathon to kick-start Muttrah Smart CityOman TribuneActivities for Phase I of the Muttrah Smart City Project would be kick-started with a hackathon in November and call for research proposals from academia, said Dr Ali Al Shidhani, Director of Research Centres, The Research Council (TRC). At the … Read more...

BP brings shale techniques to Oman to start gas production – UPI.com

UPI.comBP brings shale techniques to Oman to start gas productionUPI.comLiam Yates, a research analyst at consultant group Wood Mackenzie, said in a statement emailed to UPI the Khazzan development is significant for Oman because it offsets declining production from elsewhere in the country. "BP's Khazzan project will be … Read more...

Oman chases bigger slice of maritime oil trade with port project – WorldOil (subscription)

Times of OmanOman chases bigger slice of maritime oil trade with port projectWorldOil (subscription)DUBAI (Bloomberg) — Oman, the biggest Arab oil producer outside of OPEC, is turning up the heat in a regional battle for business from ships in need of fuel with a $600 million deal to build storage tanks at the port of Sohar. Sohar Port and Freezone …Sohar port signs $600m contract with...

Mazoon awards OMR28m contract to build Oman’s biggest dairy project – Times of Oman

Times of OmanMazoon awards OMR28m contract to build Oman's biggest dairy projectTimes of Oman“We are proud to have been awarded the contract to develop one of the most ambitious food production projects undertaken in Oman. The project is set to become a landmark development of its kind in the wider region and become a quality benchmark for …100m-rial Mazoon Dairy plant work to start...

BP begins production at $16bn Oman gas project – Financial Times

Financial TimesBP begins production at $16bn Oman gas projectFinancial TimesBP has started production from a $16bn gas project in Oman that involves the biggest use of US-style fracking technology so far seen in the Middle East. The Khazzan field in central Oman is characterised by “tight” rock, which requires horizontal …Fracking begins at BP's largest project of the yearCity A.M.Fracking...

More than 270 stroke affected patients treated in Oman hospitals – Times of Oman

Times of OmanMore than 270 stroke affected patients treated in Oman hospitalsTimes of OmanThe project to develop stroke units is one of the health projects that the Ministry of Health has given great attention to. “A fourth stroke unit is expected to be launched at Sultan Qaboos Hospital in Salalah soon,” Dr. Al Busaidi said. Furthermore, a …and more » Read more...

Indian firm to build $300m cotton yarn project in Sohar – Times of Oman

Times of OmanIndian firm to build $300m cotton yarn project in SoharTimes of OmanSultan Bin Salim Bin Said Al Habsi, Chairman of Sohar Port and Freezone, led a high-level delegation from Oman to Jaipur, on Saturday. They met with ShriVallabh Pittie Group (SVP), one of the largest manufacturers of cotton yarn in India and a global …and more » Read more...

UK trains Oman’s police and special forces in ‘public order’ tactics – Middle East Eye

Middle East EyeUK trains Oman's police and special forces in 'public order' tacticsMiddle East EyeBritish police officers have trained members of Oman's special forces, police and military in "public order" tactics since 2014 as part of a controversial $1.2m security and justice project, it has emerged. The Police Service of Northern Ireland has … Read more...

CB&I and Saipem win contract for greenfield refinery project in Oman – ChemEngOnline

CB&I and Saipem win contract for greenfield refinery project in OmanChemEngOnlineCB&I (The Woodlands, Tex.; www.cbi.com) announced that a consortium between CB&I and Saipem S.p.A. (San Donato Milanese, Italy; www.saipem.com) has been awarded a contract by Duqm Refinery and Petrochemicals Industries Company L.L.C. … Read more...