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Oman Oil Company S.A.O.C. (OOC) is a commercial company wholly owned by the Government of the Sultanate of Oman. The Company was incorporated in 1996 to pursue investment opportunities in the energy sector both inside and outside Oman. Through participation in energy and energy related projects, the Company plays an important role in the Sultanate's efforts to diversify the Omani economy and to promote Omani and foreign private sector investment.

Two agreements include engineering, procurement and construction as well as long term services for construction of the new plant in the Governorate of Musandam

Oman Oil Company S.A.O.C. (OOC), the Sultanate’s energy investment arm, signed a $1.85 billion Revolving Credit Facility (RCF) with 16 local, regional and international banks. The transaction was well-received by the market and OOC observed strong demand from banks to participate reaching oversubscription of $3.75 billion.

Under the patronage of H.E. Dr. Yahya bin Badr Al-Ma’awali, Undersecretary of the Ministry of Social Development, the Ministry of Social Development and Oman Oil Company (OOC) organised a graduation ceremony for 65 employees from Al Wafa Social Services Centres, who successfully completed a training diploma on rehabilitation for disabled children.

40 Omani female facilities service staff between the age of 26 and 50 became the inaugural graduating class of Sultan Qaboos University’s ‘Basees’ programme, a first-of-its-kind initiative devised by the Education Group and championed by Oman Oil Company S.A.O.C (OOC) to offer practical skills training and financial support. Dr. Hussain Ali Al Kharusi, Dean of Admissions & Registration at SQU presided over the ceremony, which was marked by shared sentiments of hope, driving home the true essence of the programme.


Oman Oil Company (OOC), the Sultanate’s energy investment arm, has partnered with Schleupen AG to provide sophisticated risk management services to its member companies.



Inspiring young people to explore their full potential through outdoor adventure, Oman Oil Company (OOC) is supporting the 2014 Outward Bound Oman Challenge ‘Tahaddi Oman’ for the second consecutive year. OOC joined the efforts of Outward Bound Oman team of experts in engaging young people in a number of activities to impart key life skills and lessons.

GNL Quintero SA (GNLQ), has been awarded the ‘Safety and Health Management at Work Award’ in the medium-business category at the Tucapel González García Awards 2014. GNLQ, of which Oman Oil Company (OOC) owns a 19.6% stake, operates South America’s first liquefied natural gas (LNG) regasification terminal with a throughput capacity of 2.5 Mtpa, equating to an exported natural gas rate of 10M m3/day.


‘Ghaytuh’ programme builds on the best international practices in entrepreneurship education with tripled participation in second edition



Platform provides reporting and analytical functions to streamline financial processes

32 young sportsmen competed with locally engineered rally cars as well as promoted road safety through community advocacy


Young Omani talent groomed with technical and vocational skills to meet needs of a demanding job market

Agreement to expand chemicals production portfolio of the company over the next decade


Muscat, October 10th 2013 – Oman Oil Company (OOC) made the first investment of its kind in its portfolio by acquiring 100% of OXEA, the world’s largest supplier of Oxo chemical products

Muscat, October 12th 2013 – Oman Oil Company (OOC) made the first investment of its kind in its portfolio by acquiring 100% of OXEA, the world’s largest supplier of Oxo chemical products. This investment will enable Oman Oil Company to become a vertically integrated global chemical leader.

Muscat, 16 September: Oman Oil Company (OOC), in cooperation with the Oman Society of Petroleum Services (OPAL), conducted a `Building Capacity Workshop` on the `Training for Employment` Programme. During the workshop, 30 trainees from the National Training Institute (NTI) and Training & Development Institute (TDI) had the opportunity to learn from experienced professionals, acquire skills and become better prepared for full-time employment in different sectors.

Muscat, September 4th 2013: Terminal de Valparaíso, a joint venture between Oman Oil Company (OOC) and Spanish natural gas operator, Enagás, completes acquisition of BG Group’s 40% stake in GNL Quintero S.A’s regasification plant in Chile

Salalah, 2 September 2013: Oman Oil Company (OOC) and Salalah Methanol Company (SMC) along with Oman`s leading, independent, not-for-profit road safety organisation, Safety First, joined hands to promote road safety as part of their participation in Salalah Tourism Festival 2013.

The Takatuf Scholars Programme, an Oman Oil Company (OOC) corporate social responsibility initiative, honoured this year’s graduating class of the Summer Residential Programme at two ceremonies held at The Sultan’s School recently. The 72 male and female students completed an intensive, comprehensive three week long programme that introduced them to a number of learning tools and skills, to further develop their abilities and competencies for success in the 21st century.

Takatuf, one of Oman Oil Company`s (OOC) CSR initiatives for building human capital welcomed bestselling author and renowned Executive Coach and Leadership Thinker, Dr. Marshall Goldsmith, for the second time in the Sultanate of Oman to host a management seminar entitled `Managers as Mentors`.

Muscat, 15 July 2013: In a star studded event, attended by His Excellency Sheikh Saad Al Saadi, the Minister of Sports Affairs, HE Sheikh Rashad Al Hanai, Undersecretary of the Ministry of Sport Affairs, HE Nasser Al Jashmi, Chairman of the Administration Board of Oman Oil Company as well as the CEO of Oman Oil Company (OOC) and other representatives from Salalah Methanol Company (SMC), Sohar Aluminium Company (SA) and Oman India Fertiliser Company (OMIFCO). Delegates from the Ministry of Sports Affairs (MOSA), the National Youth Commission (NYC) as well as representatives of various other government and private sector organisations were also present

Muscat, June: The Ministry of Education, represented by the National Career Guidance Centre (NCGC), and Oman Oil Company (OOC) have launched another season of Ghaytuh, a summer youth training programme. The initiative, operated by Prosper Consultancy, started earlier this month and will continue until the beginning of September 2013.

List Of qualified bidders for participating in the EPC tendering process

Muscat, 4 May: Oman Oil Company (OOC) has released its first Sustainability Report highlighting the consolidated economic, environmental and social performance of its local subsidiaries. The report has been developed using the leading international guidelines for sustainability reporting, namely the Global Reporting Initiative (GRI) G3.1.

Oman Oil Company (OOC) and Schlumberger signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) for the construction and operation of an industrial training centre for the oil and gas industry. The aim of the centre is to train and develop the academic as well as the industrial skills of Omani nationals in the upstream oil and gas industry..

Oman Oil Company S.A.O.C. (OOC) and Oman Society for Petroleum Service (OPAL) signed an agreement to train for employment 40 high school graduates as part of the company`s on-going Corporate Social Responsibility initiatives that focus on OOC`s commitment to the community and its continuing efforts to build the nation`s talents.

Oman Oil Company along with the Ministry of Social Development conducted a site visit to some of the CSR projects targeting orphans and individuals with disabilities. To signify the commitment of both sides to better serve the community, OOC and the Ministry inked an agreement to establish a number of CSR projects last year.

The graduation ceremony of the first two batches of the TAKATUF Leadership Programme was recently held under the auspices of H.E. Sultan Al Habsi - Secretary-General of the Supreme Council for Planning. Senior Government officials as well as senior Executives from across Oman Oil group companies were amongst the attendees. Professor of Strategic Leadership, Costas Markides, at London Business School delivered a keynote speech on "Promoting Innovation".

Takatuf, the human capital unit of Oman Oil Company (OOC), has been awarded top Honours in the category Best Leadership Engagement by e-Learning Solution Provider, Skillsoft. The announcement was made recently at an event held in Dubai by the learning solutions provider for its customers.

In the second award ceremony organised by Al Roya Newspaper, the Takatuf Scholars Programme, an OOC initiative, has been recognised with the publication`s Special Award 2012. The Programme was nominated in the `Most Successful Initiatives` category for its contribution towards developing the leadership and competencies of Omani students.

Muscat, January: Oman Oil Company S.A.O.C. (OOC), in partnership with Takamul Investment Company (Takamul), has established a new company, Oman Tank Terminal Company LLC (OTTCO), to build, own and operate upto 200 million barrel oil terminal in RasMarkaz in Al Wusta Governorate. OTTCO will be 90% owned by OOC and 10% owned by Takamul.

Musandam Power Company S.A.O.C

Oman Oil Company to become a strategic investor in Canada`s BlackRock Metals Inc.

Through Takatuf, the human capital unit of Oman Oil Company (OOC), the company has announced a partnership with the internationally renowned HR firm, the RBL Group to build the HR Capability Development within its subsidiary companies. The programme which aims to develop a capable HR function and HR professional able to meet future business requirements was announced at a workshop to launch the initiative today (10 December).

Muscat, 8 December: Oman Oil Company (OOC) and Oman India Fertiliser Company (OMIFCO) celebrated the graduation of 87 participants of the Training for Employment programme, organised in co-operation with the Oman Society for Petroleum Services (OPAL) The ceremony as well as the signing of two agreements for CSR initiatives took place under the auspices of H.E. Nasser Khamis Al Jashmi, Undersecretary of Ministry of Oil and Gas and Chairman of Oman Oil Company, and in the presence of officials from Government and private sectors.

Oman Oil Company (OOC), and LG International (LGI) have signed a Joint Development Agreement for implementation of a Purified Terephthalic Acid (PTA) and Poly Ethylene Terephthalate (PET) project in Port of Sohar. The new company will be owned 70% by OOC and 30% by LG International.

Muscat: Under the auspices of His Excellency, Dr Abdulla bin Mohammed Al Sarmi, Undersecretary of the Ministry of Higher Education, Oman Oil Company officially launched The Takatuf Scholars Programme in a ceremony in Muscat on Wednesday, 7 November, 2012.

Muscat, 1 Oct: Oman Oil Company and Vale have signed a Share Transfer Agreement for 30% of the registered share capital in Vale`s Pelletizing Plant in the Sohar Industrial Complex. The agreement was reached back in 2010, which set terms and conditions for the transfer to be completed this year.

Oman Oil Company and Tawasul along with 33 graduates of the Qudrat youth social responsibility initiative celebrated a successful end to the programme, which was launched at the end of last year.

Duqm Refinery and Petrochemical Industries Company, which is owned 50/50 by Oman Oil Company (OOC) and International Petroleum Investment Company (IPIC), held its first Board of Directors meeting in Abu Dhabi at IPIC`s headquarters on Tuesday 31 July 2012.

The Takatuf Scholars Programme, a Corporate Social Responsibility initiative of Oman Oil Company, has completed phase one of its inaugural year. In a ceremony held at The Sultan`s School on Thursday, 2 August, Omani Grade 11 graduates who had completed an intensive three-week programme were congratulated.

Oman Oil Company (OOC) and the Omani Women`s Association in Barka (OWA) in partnership with Qurum City Centre have organised a Charity Bazaar aimed at supporting orphans as well as women with small businesses.

The Ministry of Education, represented by the National Career Guidance Centre (NCGC), and Oman Oil Company (OOC) celebrated the closing ceremony of the summer youth training programme, Ghaytuh

Muscat, 25 June: Oman Oil Company (OOC) and International Petroleum Investment Company (IPIC) owned by the Government of Abu Dhabi, have announced the formation of a joint venture company to own and manage the development of the planned refinery and petrochemical complex in Duqm.

man Oil Company S.A.O.C (OOC) has signed an agreement with the Ministry of Social Development to support a number of CSR projects targeting people with disabilities.

Oman Oil Company (OOC) celebrated the graduation of 45 young Omani job seekers who have been enrolled in the Training for Employment programmes.

Oman Oil Company S.A.O.C (OOC) has signed an agreement with the Ministry of Education, represented by the National Career Guidance Centre (NCGC) in partnership with Prosper Consultancy to run the summer training programme, Ghaytuh.

Oman Oil Company S.A.O.C. is pleased to announce an innovative and unique new programme for young Omanis that will support the objective of working together for the future of the Sultanate through.

Muscat 5th June: Oman Oil Company S.A.O.C (OOC) announced a partnership with The Patrons Company, an exclusive group of companies in Oman investing in developing the nation`s human resource through partnering with Outward Bound Oman/Tahaddi.

Muscat, 7 May: Oman Oil Company (OOC) has entered into a joint development agreement (JDA) with the Port of Duqm Company (PDC) for the construction and management of a liquid jetty at the port.

Oman Oil Company S.A.O.C. (OOC) and Oman Society for Petroleum Service "OPAL"has recently signed agreement aims at providing training and employment opportunities to 20 high school graduates in Automobiles Mechanics.

Oman Oil Company S.A.O.C (OOC) and Ceylon Petroleum Corporation (CPC) signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) in energy related activities.

Lisbon - /ONA/ : Oman Oil Company S.A.O.C (OOC) announced that it acquired a 15% stake in the Portuguese high-voltage transmission grid operator and natural gas transportation company- Redes Energéticas Nacionais, SGPS, SA (REN). The total investment is million RO 104 (Euro 205 million).

31th December 2011: His Excellency the Minister of Commerce and Industry Sheikh Saad bin Mohamed Al-Mardhouf Al-Saadi attended the ceremony marking the launch of a cooperation agreement on social responsibility between Oman Oil Refineries and Petroleum Industries Company (ORPIC), Vale and Sohar Aluminium held at Sohar Crown Plaza hotel yesterday.

On Tuesday 5th of December 2011 the Oman Oil Company Exploration & Production held a joint ceremony with its prime contractor Hyundai Engineering Co., LTD, in the Wilayat of Bukha , Governate of Musandam, on the occasion of laying the Foundation Stone for the construction of Musandam Gas Processing Plant.

Under the auspices of H.E Nasser Bin Khamis Al-Jashmi, Undersecretary of Ministry of Oil & Gas, Oman Oil Company (OOC) and Oman Society for Petroleum Services (OPAL) launched today "My Job, My Oath" awareness workshops.

Muscat, Oman Oil Company S.A.O.C. (OOC) and Tawasul a press conference at OOC`s headquarter to introduce to media its Youth Social Responsibility initiative.

Oman Oil Company S.A.O.C. (OOC) and GS Electric, Power and Services (GS EPS) singed today a Memorandum of Understanding in Muscat with Chungnam Province`s Governor, the Republic of South Korea.

17th October 2011: Muscat, Oman Oil Company (OOC) has recently signed an agreement with Tawasul International aims to support young Omani youth’s civil society volunteers.

5th September 2011: Oman Oil Company S.A.O.C. (OOC) and Oman Society for Petroleum Services (OPAL) signed recently two agreements to train and employ young Omanis in the private sector.

Muscat, 22nd August 2011: Sohar Aluminium Company celebrated today at Sohar Industrial Zone completing 1 million ton of Aluminium from the smelter.

Muscat, 25th July 2011: Nasser bin Khamis al Jashmi, the Chairman of Oman Oil Company (OOC) said that OOC’s investment portfolio has witnessed a remarkable growth during the past years as the book value of the portfolio as of the end of 2010, amounted to RO. 1.73 billion or USD 4.5 billion.

Bina, 20th May 2011: Oman Oil Company SAOC (OOC) and Bharat Petroleum Corporation Ltd (BPCL) celebrated today the official inauguration of Bharat Oman Refinery Ltd (BORL) under the patronage of The Indian Prime Minister, Manmohan Singh.

The Middle East is slated to become a world-class producer and distributor of iron ore pellets with the start of phase one of operations in Vale’s US$1.356 billion Pelletizing Plant and Distribution Center in the Sultanate of Oman.

Oman Oil Company (OOC) and the International Petroleum Investment Company (IPIC) – an Abdu Dhabi Government owned company – signed in Abu Dhabi a cooperation agreement on investments in oil, gas and petrochemicals.

In the presence of HE Dr. Mohammed Hamad Al-Ramahi, Minister of Oil & Gas, Aluminum Rolling Mill Company LLC, owned by Takamul Investment Co. S.A.O.C, has signed an agreement with FATA EPC, an Italian company, to construct an aluminum rolling mill at Sohar Industrial Estate with an estimated cost of US $385 million.

Oman Oil Company SAOC (OOC) and Vale S.A. (VALE) are pleased to announce the signing of an agreement on 29th May for OOC’s investment in Vale Oman Pelletizing Company LLC (“VOPC”). The Agreement was signed by H.E.

Oman Oil Company S.A.O.C (OOC), Bharat Petroleum Corporation Ltd (BPCL) and Bharat Oman Refinery Ltd (BORL) signed an agreement on 15th November 2009 in Nizwa, The Sultanate of Oman related to additional investment by OOC in BORL.

Oman Oil Company Exploration and Production (OOC EP) and Reliance Exploration and Production DMCC, Dubai (REP DMCC) today signed the Farm Out and Joint Operating Agreement, under which OOC EP will have stakes of 30% and 25% in blocks 18 and 41 offshore Oman respectively. Under these Agreements, the two companies will commence joint exploration activities in the Blocks. The Agreements were signed by H.E.

Oman Oil Company S.A.O.C (“OOC”) and International Petroleum Investment Company (“IPIC”)

Oman Oil Company S.A.O.C (“OOC”) and the Uzbekistan State Joint Stock Companies: “Uzbekneftegaz” and “Uzkimyosanoat” have entered into Memorandums of Understanding (MOUs) for joint co-operation to investigate and develop potential downstream industrial projects in the Republic of Uzbekistan.

Oman Oil Company SAOC (OOC) along with a number of its subsidiary companies participated in the Higher Education exhibition held at Oman International Exhibition Centre during the 21st - 23rd of July 2009.

Barcelona – Oman Oil Company SAOC announced this week, the signing of an agreement with Gas Natural to acquire its entire 5% interest in Enagas, Spain’s leading natural gas transportation, regasification, and storage company.

Oiltanking Odjfjell Terminals & Co organized an opening ceremony in Sohar to celebrate the official launch of its state of the art independent tank terminal that has been designed from the latest and most technologically advanced devices.

Oman Oil Company together with Qatar Petroleum International recently signed a memorandum of understanding to pursue activities of common interest.

Oman Oil Company S.A.O.C announced today, the signing of a strategic cooperation agreement with MOL Plc. for the purchase by Oman Oil Company of 8% of MOL shares in exchange for the purchase by MOL of certain international assets of Oman Oil Company.

MUSCAT — His Majesty Sultan Qaboos has issued two Royal Decrees. Royal Decree No 99/2007 merges Sohar Refinery Company LLC with Oman Oil Refinery Company LLC in accordance with the provisions of Commercial Companies Law and amends Royal Decree No 7/82 establishing Oman Refineries and Petrochemical Company LLC. The company will now be known as Oman Refineries and Petrochemicals Company LLC.

MUSCAT — Oman Oil Company S.A.O.C (OOC) announced today the financial closure for Salalah Methanol Company LLC (FZC) (SM), a state-of-the-art methanol production facility in Salalah Free Zone, Salalah, Sultanate of Oman.

MUSCAT — Oman Shipping Company (OSC) and Emirates Trading Agency (ETA) have signed two agreements to establish two joint venture companies to provide shipping transportation for alumina for Sohar Aluminum and methanol for Salalah Methanol. OSC will own 60 per cent and ETA will own 40 per cent in each company

Barcelona, Spain — Oman Oil Company S.A.O.C announced today the acquisition of a 5.7% in La Seda De Barcelona, the largest producer of PET in the European market with 970,000 tonnes of installed capacity and 672 million Euros of revenue in 2006.

TOKYO — Oman Shipping Company (OSC) signed here yesterday an agreement with Mitsui OSK Lines for a new oil tanker named Raysut.

SHANGDAO, China — The Aromatics complex of Qingdao Lidong chemicals company in which Oman Oil Company (OOC) holds 30 per cent stake was inaugurated here yesterday under the auspices of Ahmed bin Abdulnabi Macki, Minister of National Economy and Deputy Chairman of the Financial Affairs and Energy Resources Council and Chairman of Oman Shipping Company (OSCO), and Maqbool bin Ali Sultan, Minister of Commerce and Industry and Chairman of Oman Oil Company (OOC).

HANOI — Oman Oil Company (OOC) signed an MoU with Petro-Vietnam, the oil and gas group company in Vietnam, here yesterday for cooperation in oil and gas. Maqbool bin Ali Sultan, minister of commerce and industry and OOC chairman, signed on behalf of OOC while Dr Crown K., chairman of Petro-Vietnam, signed on behalf of his company.

SALALAH — Oman Oil Company S.A.O.C (OOC) announced today, the signing of the Engineering, Procurement and Construction (EPC) contract for the Salalah Methanol Company LLC (SMC), a state-of-the art, methanol production facility to be set up in Salalah Free Zone.

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