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Vinodkumar Raghothamarao, Director Consulting, Energy Wide Perspectives & Strategy, IHS Markit EMEA
What does BlockChain hold for the Energy Industry?

Oil and Gas companies operate in dynamic and complex environments, where they face constant challenges especially in terms of supply and demand. Now with the oil prices at historic lows, the time has come to evaluate and adapt new technology. When the price of crude oil is low, the high cost of upstream oil exploration […]

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Oman’s crude oil production hits 29mn barrels

  The Sultanate’s production of crude oil and condensate in April 2018 reached 29,032,500 barrels, with a daily average of 967,750 barrels. Total exports of Oman Crude Oil in April 2018 reached 25,893,927 barrels, with a daily average of 863,131 barrels, according to the monthly report issued by the Ministry of Oil and Gas (MoG). […]

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Revolutionary Tool to Measure Social Media Influencer Campaigns

Influential, the leading A.I. influencer technology and Social Intelligence firm, announced it is working with Oracle’s Moat, a SaaS analytics measurement provider for marketers and publishers that is part of the Oracle Data Cloud, to deliver viewability and attention metrics on Influential’s platform. The collaboration incorporates Moat’s viewability and attention metrics with Influential’s social media […]

Technology
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GDPR is an Opportunity to Improve Data Privacy and Security, says IBM Study

Regulation and Consumer Sentiment Causing Industry to Rethink Relationship with Data; 80% Cutting Down on Amount of Personal Data They Keep A new study from IBM reveals that nearly 60 percent of organizations surveyed are embracing the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) as an opportunity to improve privacy, security, data management or as catalyst for […]

TELECOM
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Omantel posts net profit of RO57.4mn

Telecommunications company Omantel registered a net profit of OMR57.4 million in 2017, the company CEO Talal Mamari announced. Mamari added that the company’s net profit for the first quarter of 2018 was OMR18.1 million compared to OMR23.8 million in the first quarter of 2017. He pegged Omantel’s earnings before interest, tax, depreciation and amortisation (Ebitda) […]

Lifestyle
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Tough Mudder heading for Oman

  Now here’s an event that’s out to prove that mud is good for your body, and not just for your face. Grandma’s tales and the traditional mud face packs in beauty parlours are passe. Tough Mudder has carried mud to the next level far beyond anything you could’ve imagined. Now you can have fitness […]

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Ooredoo First In The World to Launch 5G Commercial Network

  Ooredoo has announced that the company is the first operator in the world to launch a live 5G network on the 3.5GHz spectrum band. The breakthrough announcement was made in an event attended by Ooredoo senior management at the Ooredoo Tower in West Bay. Attendees were also briefed on the first Ooredoo 5G site […]

Energy
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Petrofac bags Kuwait Oil Company’s CEO HSSE Award 2018.

Petrofac’s gathering centre (GC29) project team has won Kuwait Oil Company’s (KOC) CEO HSSE Award 2018. The award is an annual recognition of EPC contractors who have developed, introduced, and implemented outstanding initiatives in the fields of Health, Safety, Security, and Environment. The GC29 team was recognised for its successful and consistent HSSE performance under the 2018 […]

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Oman Oil Marketing Company To Provide Fuel For Municipality Fleet

  Oman Oil Marketing Company signed a five-year contract with Muscat Municipality to supply fuel for its fleet of vehicles using the company’s E-Fill and Ejaba service.  The agreement, which was signed by H.E. Eng. Mohsin Al Shaikh, Chairman of Muscat Municipality and Oman Oil Marketing Company CEO David Kalife, utilizes the latest technology to […]