Category: Energy

ECONOMY
Wind Farm
OPWP floats tender for wind resource assessment campaign

A wind resource assessment campaign will be conducted by Oman Power and Water Procurement Company (OPWP). For conducting the campaign, OPWP has floated a tender seeking proposals from bidders to carry out the campaign. The campaign will conducted in multiple locations in the country and include provision of equipment/sensors, installation, operation and maintenance and data […]

COMPANIES
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PDO-backed drilling equipment factory opens in Nizwa

A new PDO-backed factory which will manufacture key well equipment for the oil and gas industry has been officially opened in Nizwa. The Omani company Gulf Energy established the Fishing & Remedial Experts Enterprise (FREE) facility which is set to create up to 70 jobs for nationals. PDO has signed a 10-year contract with FREE […]

ECONOMY
Wind Farm
Masdar signs EPC contract for wind farm in Oman

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 […]

ECONOMY
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PDO signs research and development deals with Omani universities

Petroleum Development Oman (PDO) has signed research and development agreements with Sohar and Al Sharqiyah Universities to help resolve some of its complex technical challenges. It is hoped the memorandums of understanding (MoUs) will help PDO further develop its competitive delivery by reducing costs, increasing production and reserves while operating in a safer and greener environment. […]

Energy
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Oman, Kuwait sign agreement for developing Duqm refinery

                                    Oman Oil Company (OOC), the Sultanate’s investment arm in the energy and energy related sectors, and Kuwait Petroleum International Ltd (KPI), the international subsidiary of Kuwait Petroleum Corporation (KPC), have signed agreements related to their partnership for […]