Oman
October 2013

Typical of most of the GCC states, Oman has seen big investments in the metals sector over the past decade. But more greenfield projects and upgrades are underway. Petrochemicals and general manufacturing are also making headway with the former having attracted significant investments.






October 2013

Packaging producer Octal is implementing productivity improvements to extend capacity at its plant to 1 million tonnes of PET sheet and resins, and further expansions are underway to increase total output capacity to 2.






October 2013

Oman’s first ferrochrome plant is set to go into commercial mode soon after trial operations, but a planned expansion depends on the availability of additional captive Omani chrome ore, the company operating the plant has said.






October 2013

Sembcorp Salalah Power & Water Company, a leading power and water company based in the Dhofar Governorate of Oman, has attracted significant investor interest across the Gulf region during the company’s roadshow meetings with some of the most influential investors in the region, the company says.






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