Bank Nizwa SAOG has signed an agreement to provide a structured financing facility of $50 million to Hydrocarbon Finder E&P LLC (HCF), an independent Oil & Gas exploration & production company promoted by the Services and Trade Group (S&T Group).
The future of ground transport is a pod that will move at the speed of sound according to Brogan Bambrogan, Co-founder and Chief Technology Officer of Hyperloop Technologies, who believes the Hyperloop concept will change the face of high-speed transportation.
Takatuf Oman, the Human Capital solutions provider, signed a sponsorship agreement with Mitsui & Co., Ltd., the diversified and comprehensive Japanese trading, investment and services enterprise to support young Omanis who participate in the Takatuf Scholars’ Programme and earn international scholarships.
Under the auspices of Her Highness Doctor Muna Al-Fahd Al Said, the Sultanate of Oman is hosting the 7th session of the Committee on Women at ESCWA (the United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Western Asia) from 20 to 21 January 2016 at the Muscat Intercontinental Hotel.
The Oman Convention & Exhibition Centre’s (OCEC) international promotional campaign continued in 2016 by participating in the Professional Convention Management Association (PCMA) Convening Leaders held in Vancouver, Canada.
The cream of Oman’s corporate world, including business leaders, head honchos and top managers, will come to network over a game of golf on the greens of Muscat Hills on December 4 followed by a gala dinner and prize distribution ceremony on December 5 at InterContinental Gardens.
The importance of social media and the opportunities it provides for businesses in the sultanate was the topic of the Oman American Business Center’s (OABC) latest panel discussion, “The Business of Social Media”, moderated by popular radio presenter and blogger Rumaitha Al-Busaidi was held at the Grand Hyatt Muscat.
With the number of registered delegates rising, the CSR Oman Summit 2015 is on track to be a landmark event. Designed to champion corporate social sustainability, youth empowerment and entrepreneurship, the event continues to receive growing support, demonstrating the importance of the summit for the Sultanate, especially with this year’s agenda focusing on Small and Medium Enterprises (SME).
GE launches the MEMakers Venture Program with Wamda for eleven start-up ventures at its GE Ecomagination Innovation Center, which acts as an industrial incubator. This six-week program is part of the company’s strategic vision in the region to accelerate digital industrial entrepreneurship ecosystems across the Middle East and North Africa region.
The National Business Centre (NBC) which falls under the umbrella of the Public Establishment for Industrial Estates (PEIE) is incubating successful models of Small and Medium Enterprises which are continually growing and expanding further aiming at contributing to the advancement of the Sultanate. Among these successful models are Al Salama Fire Engineering Consultancy of its founder Hilal Al Rawahi, and Taraneem Design of its owner Sumaiya Al Ghaithi.