BUSINESS

Business Interview: ‘Fuel stations could become an engine of growth for SMEs’

Eng Mohammed Farid al Darwish said fuel stations in Oman have the potential to become an engine of growth for the small and medium enterprises (SMEs).
December 11, 2018
The second Blockchain symposium was held under the theme ‘Integration of Digital Technologies with Blockchain’.
December 10, 2018
Oman’s non-oil exports to Qatar jumped by 178 per cent to RO254.6mn in the first seven months of this year from RO91.7mn in the previous year
December 10, 2018
The full membership of the IFSB enhances CBO’s efforts to develop the Islamic banking sector in Oman
December 10, 2018
The increase in annual inflation in November was driven mainly by higher costs of transportation, fuels and education segments compared to a year ago.
December 09, 2018
Oman Cement Company’s new plant in Duqm will have a capacity of producing 5,000 tones per day of clinker
December 09, 2018
The cooperation programme was signed by Nasima bint Yahya al Balushi, director general of export development at Ithraa and Emad bin Saud al Harthy, acting CEO of Credit Oman.
December 09, 2018
Raysut Cement Company is eyeing acquiring ARM Cement of Kenya as part of the company’s aggressive strategy to expand in East and Central Africa
December 05, 2018
The industrial waste has set alarm bells ringing among environmentalists, with growing calls to protect the environment by adopting better waste management practices.
December 05, 2018
Asfoor brings with him more than eight years’ experience, the majority of which is in wealth management.
December 05, 2018
Moody’s said that a return to rising oil production after production cuts in 2017-2018 will drive GCC countries’ real gross domestic product growth next year to an average of around 3.3 per cent, from just one per cent in 2017.
December 05, 2018
Prior to Duqm Refinery, Dr Salim al Huthaili served as chief executive officer of Oxea, which is owned by Oman Oil.
December 05, 2018
“The awards will certainly inspire us to continue to serve our customers with quality products and excellent customer service,” Youssef Ez-zikhe, CEO of Oman Refreshment Company said.
December 05, 2018
The trade delegation will include four members representing Spanish companies led by Madrid Chamber of Commerce and Industry.
December 05, 2018
The merged entity will have a combined refined capacity of around 1.1mn barrels per day including through joint-venture projects in countries such as India and Hungary.
December 05, 2018
OOMC said it will fulfill all fuel requirements of all RAECO sites in Governorate of Dhofar and its surrounding areas.
December 05, 2018
Open to the public, the event will feature an exhibition alongside speaker series and will be held at SQU Cultural Center from December 9 to December 12.
December 04, 2018
“A critical recommendation by Tanfeedh was to bring all the aspects of energy under one umbrella,” H E Salim bin Nasser al Aufi, Undersecretary of the Ministry of Oil and Gas said.
December 04, 2018
The scheduled completion date for the works is April 30, 2019. We expect reasonable income from this contract, Galfar said.
December 04, 2018
Individuals who are coached recognise the value in working with coaches to help them achieve challenging goals and gain greater satisfaction at work and in their lives.
December 04, 2018
The leading company in the race to build the world’s first new mode of transportation. He recently attended the IRU World Congress which took place in Muscat.
December 03, 2018
Data centre hosting services company Datamount announced that it has launched Oman’s largest commercial data centre at Jebel Akhdar.
December 03, 2018
On prospects of increasing Oman’s daily oil output in near future, Anboori said that their target is to sustain long-term production average at around 1mn barrels per day.
December 03, 2018
Along with the conference, an exhibition featuring various companies operating in different segments of oil and gas sector is also taking place.
December 03, 2018
Since 1974, Itochu has been lifting Oman crude as the largest private off-taker from the Ministry of Oil and Gas
December 02, 2018
Total revenues of the government surged 29.9 per cent to RO7.75bn in the first nine months of this year over the same period of last year, thanks to a major recovery in oil prices.
December 02, 2018
The event will discusses means of enhancing business and economic cooperation between Oman and Qatar.
December 02, 2018
The bonds issue will be open for subscription between December 4 and December 13 for all investors irrespective of their nationalities
November 28, 2018
ICAEW said the weak domestic demand continues to weigh on non-oil activity in the sultanate, posing a downside risk to the expected 3.6 per cent GDP growth for 2018
November 28, 2018
Abdulaziz al Rashdi, lawyer and partner of BSA Muscat, recently took part in the Oman Business Law Forum.
November 28, 2018