Oman Review

Oman has achieved success with its EOR programme to become one of, if not, the only hydrocarbon landscapes where all three major production techniques are in execution OMAN’S flagship energy investment firm Oman Oil Company and its subsidiaries have pledged to sponsor projects worth in excess of $15 billion in Duqm...






The hydrocarbon company has led the way in driving common ICV standards across the oil and gas sector and will shortly launch a set of pan-industry terms and conditions in the form of a Made in Oman Index PETROLEUM Development Oman (PDO) has pledged to increase its total spend on In-Country Value (ICV) initiatives to $3 billion by the year 2020...






PDO says it has made a significant onshore gas discovery containing 2.9 trillion cubic feet (tcf) of gas OMAN aims to produce just shy of 1 million barrels per day (mbpd) of crude oil in 2013 and expects output to hold steady over the next five years, a senior government official says, as the country also celebrated a major natural gas discovery...






The sultanate has been taking fledgling steps towards the exploration and development of its shale oil and gas resources. Early last year, the ministry announced that it had commissioned a study to assess the country’s shale gas potential OMAN says the ‘shale oil boom’ sweeping across North America, and indeed other countries of the world, will not sway its current strategy for developing its hydrocarbon reserves in support of the nation’s developmental goals...






The Saudi-based company, which recently tied up with Dubai’s Safe Trading, stocks products including structural steel, pipes, fittings, fasteners, valves, round bars, safety items, building materials, general supplies, material handling and lifting tools SAUDI-BASED Masadir Industries Trading Corporation is making its presence felt in the oil and gas sector after the company established a joint venture with UAE-based Safe Trading Company...






The firm has been working in Oman for over 12 years and has since trained more than 250 people working in the oil and gas industry in the region HYDRATIGHT is a world leading engineering company that provides a range of specialist products and services to the oil and gas and power generation industries...






The dynamic simulation model and OTS developed by Honeywell have brought significant benefits in the operational and control strategy, verification of logics for new units, and operator competence HONEYWELL has provided dynamic modelling and operator training for Petroleum Development Oman (PDO) using its UniSim design...






The company is executing various projects for Occidental Oman and Mukhaizna, Oman Gas Company, Oman Oil and Daleel Petroleum amongst others, VINOD SHAH, managing director, Mott MacDonald Oman, tells K S SREEKUMAR GLOBAL management, engineering and development consultancy Mott MacDonald feels its business in Oman is in good shape while it maintains steady growth year on year...






Comprising almost 20,000 sq ft of built-up area, plus a 15,000 sq ft secure yard area, it houses the company’s complete UK logistical operation in addition to a 1,500 sq ft ECITB approved training school HI-FORCE, the UK-based manufacturer of high pressure hydraulic tools, has taken the delivery of a new multi-million pound purpose-built facility, located at the rear of its existing UK manufacturing plant...






The company, which operates in all the segments of the energy sector including power, oil, gas and petrochemicals and water, says its market share is in line with its targets and has a healthy order book for this year OMAN-based Al Hassan Engineering Company (AHEC), one of the leading engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) firms in the region, plans to continue with its strategy of building on its EPC business across all sectors...






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