Oman

February 14, 2001

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Oman announced on February 13th that four international energy companies have been short listed to develop its natural gas sector.

February 12, 2001

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Gulfstream Resources is planning operations to significantly boost gas reserves in its Hafar Block 30 development in central Oman, reported Oman Obser

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Oman's Sixth Five-year Plan (2001-2005) targets 4.5 percent growth in the industrial sector and 11 percent in industrial exports, with putting much em

February 11, 2001

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The Central Bank of Oman (CBO) has allowed commercial banks operating in Oman to sell insurance policies in partnership with any insurance companies i

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Oman’s one-billion-dollar Sohar aluminum smelter, promoted by the Abu Dhabi and Omani governments, is set to be commissioned by 2003.

February 10, 2001

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Oman's health ministry denied press reports saying that the Gulf state has imported contaminated human blood.

February 8, 2001

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Oman Air on Monday ordered two airplanes from US giant Boeing and rented three others in deals worth a total of $105 million.

February 6, 2001

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Oman\'s foreign minister, Youssef bin Alawi arrived in Riyadh Monday for talks with Saudi officials on enhancing bilateral ties.

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Oman Air has signed a sixty-million-dollar-deal to acquire five Boeing 737s (four 737-700s and one 737-800) with options for two additional 737-700s.

February 5, 2001

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Oman\'s defense minister, Sayyid Badr Busaidy, arrived Sunday in Ankara for talks with Turkish officials on strengthening defense ties.

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Oman should introduce more economic reforms to support its efforts to attract foreign investors to its oil-dependent economy.

February 4, 2001

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The Omani banking sector suffered a drop in profit for the second year in a row, when the profits of 17 commercial banks fell by 5.2 percent in 1999.

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Following months of fund-raising and preparation, the Oman Whale and Dolphin Research Team is about to embark on a two-week research trip to Dhofar, w

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Oman\'s first private university, to be built in Nizwa, the Sultanate\'s old capital, will start functioning in 2004.

January 25, 2001

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Iran\'s oil minister Bijan Namdar Zanganeh and his Omani counterpart Mohammed Bin Hamad Al-Ramahi agreed Wednesday to expand bilateral cooperation in