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Unified registration system for oil sector contracts
"The goal is to take Omani companies internationally - something we're looking to pursue through the Ministry of Oil and Gas. Initially, Omani contractors will be able to tap into opportunities in the Qatar oil and gas industry via this platform."
PDO, the country's largest oil and gas operator, says it is working to encourage its vast pool of vendors to register under the JSRS. "We have currently around 3,200 vendors registered with PDO. Of this number, around 800 have registered via the JSRS. Our target is to get all of our vendors to shift to the JSRS by mid-year, said Salim al Harthy of PDO's In-Country Value Department."
10th Exhibition & Conference
OGWA Exhibition and Conference 2016 s a gathering of local and international oil and gas companies, technology
and service providers, equipment suppliers, and other companies directly serving the industry’s requirements. It is a
forum for discussing the latest developments and directions of the industry, as well as a platform for trade and business opportunities for the oil and gas companies and international oil and gas firms.
OGWA is a three-day event that is held every two years. It was launched in 1998 and is now on its 10th edition. Since its launch, it has been receiving support from the Ministry of Oil & Gas, Petroleum Development Oman (PDO), Oman LNG, and other leading local companies.
Oman plans to invest heavily in developing industrial estates
Muscat: Oman plans to invest in developing new industrial estates and expanding existing ones to meet the growing demand for industrial plots from entrepreneurs.
The Public Establishment for Industrial Estates (PEIE), which acts as a one-stop-shop for entrepreneurs, plans to build three industrial estates – one each in Thumrait, Shinas and Al Mudhaibi, Hilal bin Hamad Al Hassani, chief executive officer of PEIE told journalists on the sidelines of an event to celebrate industrial day.
There are also ongoing expansion projects for further developing existing industrial estates, which will help diversify the country’s economy and create employment opportunities for Omani youths.