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Welcome to our October 2021 Newsletter!

Browse through our monthly highlights.

Our monthly Newsletter will bring you exciting news from all Sectors, insights from Industry leaders, updates on the JSRS, In Country Value (ICV), happening procurement projects and information on upcoming Events. Scroll down to read this month’s highlights.

JSRS Happenings

Welcoming new entrants on the JSRS

The Joint Supplier Registration System (JSRS) is quickly becoming a National Procurement Initiative in Oman, a primary sourcing base of Oman’ s Oil & Gas and other major industries’ procurement system. With our community growing every month, we are shedding light on the new entrants who have recently joined JSRS.

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Buyers Community

The JSRS Buyers Community is a highly reputed group of organizations consisting of all the Oil & Gas Operators, Other Industries’ Buyers, Contractors, EPCs across Oman. At present, we have 22 Oil & Gas Operators and 11 Other Industry Buyers. Explore the JSRS Buyers Community

JSRS Certified Suppliers Network (JSRS CSN)

October ’21 saw over 70+ Suppliers certified on JSRS from Oman and around the world. Congratulations to the companies who have recently joined the JSRS Certified Suppliers Network (JSRS CSN).Engage with JSRS CSN


GCC Tenders Free Subscription Offer

An exclusive offer for Newly Registered JSRS Suppliers

Here’s an Opportunity to Grow Your Business in Oman and Other GCC Countries

businessgateways, in its continuous efforts to add value to its Suppliers now offers GCC Open Tenders Service across ALL industries from the GCC countries of:

Bahrain | Kuwait | Oman | Qatar | Saudi Arabia | UAE

Suppliers can subscribe to GCC Open Tenders Service and stay tuned to happening business opportunities across 59+ Sectors and 9300+ Products/Services. Search for the right opportunities and explore those that interest you, saving a lot of time while expanding your business interests. Download the brochure.

Newly registered Suppliers on the JSRS can now avail TWO months complimentary access to ONE Tender Category (including all related sub-categories) in GCC Open Tenders Service. Please note, this offer is valid only for one month from the date of Tier 1 approval.

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Arabian Industries Projects (AIP) issues JSRS Certification Mandate

To enhance their procurement service, and to ensure equal opportunities are delivered to Omani SMEs & LCCs, Arabian Industries Projects (AIP) recently mandated the JSRS certificate for Suppliers looking to engage with them for In-Country Value (ICV) based obligation opportunities. Read AIP Mandate to Suppliers.

globeconnect Partners

globeconnect, driven by businessgateways, is an exciting initiative addressing the needs of the international community to enhance B2B interactions between Oman and the other Nations.

We welcome international and national trade organizations & embassies based in Oman or around the world seeking to engage with Oman’s business community for Trade and Investment, to join the globeconnect Partner Program. Read More


Oman Business Happenings

Current Projects on the Market

Browse through the various upcoming projects and tenders that are being floated by JSRS Buyers Community, EPCs and Contractors. Explore News Snippets

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ICV (In-Country Value) Speak

Explore Current ICV-related Market News

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ICV share of Oil & Gas contracts to be increased to 36% 

The value of contracts retained in-country in line with the Oman’s In-Country Value (ICV) development program is intended to increase to 36% in the next phase of its implementation. Read More
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PDO works with contractors to employ more than 100 Omanis

Petroleum Development Oman (PDO) has signed agreements with seven contractors to upskill and employ more than 100 Omanis in a variety of positions within the engineering and IT disciplines. Read More

Happenings @ businessgateways

Here’s a look at what we have planned for the coming month.



11 AM – 12:00 PM Oman 

60 Minutes

Oman Ministry of Energy and Minerals – JSRS Certificate: Introduction Webinar

Attend this 60-min webinar (we recommend attending with your team) to understand the JSRS Certification Process, it benefits and how the certificate is a gateway to additional Certifications across Oman’s business ecosystem, which adds to the credibility of your company.

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11 AM – 12:00 PM Oman 

60 Minutes

Opportunities on JSRS – Support Webinar

This webinar will focus on the various modules in JSRS related to business opportunities and how you can configure these to avoid missing out on enquiries. Attend this webinar to maximise your utilization of the JSRS, the benefits of Contracts Management and Tender Opportunities.

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JSRS Spotlight (Sponsored)

Showcase your Organization to the JSRS Community

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GCC Open Tenders Service

Current and happening Tender Notifications collected from across the GCC Countries across ALL Sectors, are sent to JSRS Subscribers, enabling more access to new business opportunities. Exclusive to JSRS Certified Suppliers (JSRS CSN).

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Special Technical Services LLC

STS Group, headquartered in the Sultanate of Oman, is a leading multidisciplinary contracting group specializing in Construction, Fabrication and Maintenance services for the Energy and Industrial sectors.

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Send an email to bgiads@businessgateways.com or message us on WhatsApp : +968 7244 2204 and we will get in touch with you.

Meet our Champions at businessgateways

In this section, we are bringing our staff to the spotlight, highlighting their roles and how they have helped in bringing businessgateways to where it stands today. This month we would like to introduce you to: 


Marwa Saleh AL-Mashaikhi

Team Lead – JSRS Certifications Department

Marwa actively engages and supports the JSRS Certified Suppliers Network (JSRS CSN) and the Buyers Community on a daily basis, addressing their queries and providing apt solutions. She oversees the support team, handles all support ticketing and call systems and trains Support Agents to ensure customer satisfaction is attained. Aside from this, Marwa also conducts support-related training programs for Suppliers and Buyers. 

We would like to thank Marwa for her time and contribution in providing a great experience to our customers. Kudos to Marwa, our JSRS Support Champion! 

For JSRS- Support related queries, you can get in touch with Marwa Saleh AL-Mashaikhi at marwa@businessgateways.com

Here is what JSRS Suppliers say

“JSRS is a common platform where the various buyers in Oman gets connected with the potential manufacturers & suppliers across the globe. We take this opportunity to thank JSRS team for all their support and wish them good luck.”



Vishal Khajanchi (Senior Manager)

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