February Newsletter 2022

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Welcome to the February 2022 Newsletter

Browse through the monthly highlights

Our monthly Newsletter brings 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 Industry Buyers, Contractors, EPCs across Oman. At present, we have 20+ Oil & Gas Operators and 10+ Other Industry Buyers. Explore the JSRS Buyers Community

JSRS Certified Suppliers Network

February ’22 saw over 100+ Suppliers certified on JSRS from Oman and around the world. Here is a pie-chart that offers a Sector-wise breakdown of the Certified Suppliers this month. Congratulations to the companies who have recently joined the JSRS Certified Suppliers Network (JSRS CSN). Engage with JSRS CSN

Sector-wise breakdown of Certified Suppliers [February 2022]

JSRS Search Statistics

The JSRS Certified Suppliers Network (JSRS CSN) consists of thousands of potential Clients, Suppliers and Partners who could be looking at your company for business opportunities, partnerships etc. During February ’22, over 5600+  searches were made for Products and Services on the JSRS. Here is a look at the top five Products/Services searches made by the JSRS Buyers Community and the JSRS CSN.

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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 JSRS business community for Trade and Investment, to join the globeconnect Partner Program. In February 2022, we welcomed the Oman SME Development Fund (INMA) as the latest member of globeconnect Partners. Read More

8 February 2022: 

INMA & businessgateways sign Memorandum of Understanding (MOU)

INMA & businessgateways

businessgateways is pleased to announce the signing of Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Oman SME Development Fund (INMA) with an intent to nurture & support JSRS Certified SMEs on ICV Development.
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JSRS Buyers Community Happenings 

Current Projects related to Operators & Buyers on JSRS

OIA launches project to produce alternative protein from dates

Oman Investment Authority (OIA) launched a new project to produce mushroom-based protein using dates as the main element, in collaboration with international partners; most predominantly, US company ‘MycoTechnology’. Read More

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ARA Petroleum contributes to the Ministry of Energy Initiative

ARA Petroleum Exploration and Production took part in an initiative launched by the Ministry of Energy and Minerals to institute a centre for culture and innovation in Musandam, covering an area of 10,000 sqm. Read More

Oman teams up with bp in renewable energy development

bp and the Ministry of Energy and Minerals, Oman signed a Strategic Framework Agreement (SFA) and a Renewables Data Collection Agreement which will support the potential development of a multiple gigawatt, world-class renewable energy and green hydrogen development in Oman, by 2030. Read More

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OQ starts up two polyethylene plants in Oman using Unipol Process Technology

OQ is utilizing Univation Technologies‘ UNIPOL PE Process for its two 440,000-ton/yr polyethylene (PE) plants located within the Liwa Plastics Industrial Complex in Sohar, Oman. 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

Access platform launched to connect SMEs independent entrepreneurs

Access platform launched to connect SME entrepreneurs

The Telecommunication Regulatory Authority (TRA), in partnership with the Global Computer Services Company, launched the Access (Nafad) platform. The platform aims to attract SMEs specialised in the field of Technology, Communications & Postal Services. Read More
KCA Deutag Energy wins USD 550 Million PDO drilling contract

KCA Deutag Energy wins USD 550 Million PDO drilling contract

The project has high In-Country Value (ICV) and will provide many benefits to the local economy and community such as subcontracting a significant work including machining, construction, and commissioning to Omani SMEs. Read More

Happenings @ businessgateways

Here’s a look at the Events planned for the coming month.

Oman Sustainability Week | ICV Partner: businessgateways [13 – 17 March 2022]

OSW, scheduled between 13 to 17 March 2022, provides a national platform to highlight Oman’s commitment to sustainability leadership through innovative strategies aligned with the UN Sustainability Development Goals (SDGs) and to engage the national development stakeholders to present Oman as a model for sustainable development. Meet the JSRS Team at Stall No. 1808 for Registration & Certification Support. Read More

JSRS Certification & Support Roadshow 2022 – Nizwa, Oman [16 March 2022]

We are pleased to invite you to attend the JSRS Certifications & Support – Oman Roadshow at Nizwa. This Roadshow is a part of a series of Roadshows hosted and conducted by OCCI & businessgateways, scheduled to be held across all Governorates of Oman in OCCI’s premises. Read More

JSRS Certification & Support Roadshow 2022 – Nizwa, Oman [16 March 2022]
Oman Petroleum & Energy Show (OPES) | ICV Partner: businessgateways [21 – 23 March 2022]

Oman Petroleum & Energy Show (OPES) | ICV Partner: businessgateways [21 – 23 March 2022]

The Oman Petroleum & Energy Show (OPES) is Oman’s largest international oil, gas, and energy event, scheduled between 21 to 23 March 2022 at the Oman Convention & Exhibition Centre, Muscat, Oman. OPES, now an inclusive event, integrates the well-established 12th edition of Oil & Gas West Asia (OGWA), the high-profile SPE conference at OPES, and the Digital Oil & Gas Zone, Gas & LNG Show, Offshore & Marine Show, and Stainless Steel World Middle East Exhibition. Meet the JSRS Team at Stall No. 5004 for Registration & Certification Support. Read More

JSRS Spotlight (Sponsored)

Here are some highlights of businessgateways’ initiatives

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JSRS CSN Sourcing Hub

The JSRS CSN Sourcing Hub is a unique initiative designed to make Supplier sourcing simple and cost-effective and is intended to bring new and relevant business opportunities to the JSRS CSN.

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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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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:
James Rajkumar J

James Rajkumar J

Senior Database Administrator


James Rajkumar is the Senior Database Administrator at businessgateways (India). His role involves testing, planning, implementing, protecting, operating, managing and maintaining the database of all projects in our company.
He ensure that our company maintains adherence to the data management policy while ensuring that our databases are well maintained and functional. James Raj works with the intention to provide a seamless flow of information throughout the company, considering both backend data structure and frontend accessibility for end-users.
We would like to thank James Raj for his time and contribution in providing a great experience to our stakeholders. Kudos to James Rajkumar, our businessgateways (India) Champion!

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