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Duqm Refinery signed an agreement with AMEC Foster Wheeler Engineering Consultancy LLC (AFW) for providing project management services during the construction phase of its 230,000 barrels per day-capacity refinery. AFW’s scope of work includes project management contractor services to be delivered as part of an Integrated Project Management Team (IPMT), according to a company release. […]
Abu Dhabi’s renewable energy company, Masdar, signed an Engineering, Procurement and Construction (EPC) contract with a global consortium comprising GE and Spain’s TSK to build the Dhofar Wind Power Project, the first large-scale wind farm in Oman and the GCC. The Dhofar Wind Power Project is a result of the joint development agreement that was […]
Bank Sohar held an Extraordinary General Meeting (EGM) on August 13, with an attendance rate of 88.7 per cent from the bank’s total shareholders. The EGM was headed by Abdullah Humaid Al Mamary, chairman of the Board of Directors of Bank Sohar, along with shareholders, members of the Board and the executive management of Bank […]
National Finance Company and Oman Orix Leasing Company have received in-principle approvals from the Central Bank of Oman for their proposed merger. However, it is subject to approvals from shareholders of both firms and final approval from regulatory authorities, according to disclosure statements posted by both companies on the Muscat Securities Market (MSM) website. National […]
Nissan has set the Guinness World Records title for the fastest drift using the specially tuned MY16 Nissan GT-R by entering a drift at a speed of 304.96 km/hr. Watch the full video here.
The Lord Mayor of the City of London, Jeffrey Mountevans, recently visited Oman. The major focus of the visit was to strengthen the UK’s relationship with Oman. Click to view an excerpt of Lord Mayor’s interview.
Spearheading a new era in hybrid technology across the Middle East, Saud Bahwan Group launched Toyota Prius in Oman. Watch the full video of Toyota Prius launch.
Shell has announced its fifth Gift to The Nation during a ceremony held recently at the Grand Hyatt in Muscat. Watch the video.
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Al Qurum Jewellery, the official partner of Patek Philippe in Oman, opened its newly revamped boutique for the world renowned Swiss watchmaker at the Opera Galleria, Royal Opera House Muscat after an extensive expansion and renovation programme. “Patek Philippe has held a strong and enduring bond with Al Qurum Jewellery dating back more than a […]