Category: INDUSTRY

PDO to invest $600mn in world’s largest solar EOR plant

Petroleum Development Oman (PDO) and GlassPoint Solar are going to build the world’s largest solar EOR plant. Speaking about the project, Raoul Restucci, managing director, PDO said, “The world’s largest solar EOR project will deliver 1021MW (1GW) of peak thermal energy. This fantastic project is called ‘Miraah’, the Arabic word for mirror. With an investment […]

First Muslim woman in space

The first Muslim woman and private female explorer in space, Dr Anousheh Ansari, was in Muscat recently to speak at the latest edition of the National Bank of Oman Chairman’s Speaker Series. Addressing an audience of public officials, business leaders, bank customers and students at Grand Hyatt Muscat, Dr Ansari shared stories about her pioneering […]


Oman Cables is honoured to have received the award for Manufacturer of the Year at the AIWA awards 2015.

Making a difference

PDO has launched a major recycling drive as part of its new “Bea’tona” campaign, which will focus on different themes every year.

Determined to excel

Omani professionals should not be looking for well-known companies. Instead, they should join companies, which need a turn-around to rise and shine again, says Mohammed Salem Dhawi Al Ghafri, Contracts and Procurement Manager, Oman National Transport Company. Can you give us a brief on your education and professional background? I graduated in Industrial Engineering from […]

Enabling business

Khamis Nasser Khamis Al Shuaibi, Senior Manager, HR & Admin, Oman Oil Marketing Company, defies any attempt at compartmentalisation. An advocate of business partner model, he straddles HR and business with ease.

Dream with your all

Fatma Said Al Sulaimani, Human Resources Manager, Radisson Blu Hotel Muscat feels that sky is the limit for people who are determined to achieve their goals.

Persistence pays

Fahad Al Maawali, Chief Dealer, Foreign Exchange, Bank Sohar and a winner of the NTI BizPro Awards 2015 shares his excitement and reasons for his success.