Oman

August 28, 2000

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Oman’s National Pharmaceutical Industries (NPI) has begun the construction of an 11 million riyal ($28.6 million) pharmaceutical plant in Muscat, and production of medicine is due to start in 2001.

August 27, 2000

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In many ways, Oman is atypical of Persian Gulf oil producers. Oil was not discovered in commercial quantities until 1962—decades after most of its neighbors. Oman's oil fields also are generally small

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The Sultanate of Oman is moving ahead with its campaign to attract foreign investment, and a recently announced series of tax reforms are designed to just that.

August 24, 2000

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Oman's Foreign Minister Youssef bin Alawi holds talks with Pakistani President Muhammad Rafiq Tarar.

August 23, 2000

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Oman has signed contracts with an Indian company and a European-Japanese consortium to build two gas pipelines by the second half of 2002 at a total cost of 304 million dollars, the Oman Gas Company

August 22, 2000

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Oman's Oil Minister Mohammad bin Hamad al-Romhi said Monday that coordination between all oil-producing countries, whether OPEC members or not, was essential for the stability of international crude o

August 21, 2000

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Oman's interior ministry has launched an awareness campaign to encourage citizens to vote for the Majlis Al Shura, the sultanate's Lower House of parl

August 20, 2000

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21 international and local companies are in the race for the Oman government's contract to operate and maintain the gas transportation network.

August 16, 2000

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India and Oman have scrapped a $ two-billion underwater oil pipeline project, Indian Minister for Petroleum and Natural Gas Ram Naik told the Press Trust of India Tuesday.

August 15, 2000

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India and Oman scrap a two-billion-dollar underwater oil pipeline project.

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<b>Date:</b> Nov 11 - Nov 12, 2000 <b>Location:</b> Middle East Regional Conference AlBustan Palace, Muscat <b>Coordination By:</b> <b>Contact:</b> Phone: 281-578-7171 Fax: 281-578-0589 <b>Se

August 9, 2000

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Oman's Oil Minister Mohammad bin Hamad al-Romhi urged OPEC member states on Tuesday to respect their output quotas and not to raise oil production unilaterally.

August 1, 2000

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(MEBG) – The operating profit at Bank Dhofar Al Omani al Fransi (BDOF) equaled RO3.81 million at the end of the first half of 2000, a rise of 6 percent over the corresponding period of 1999.

July 31, 2000

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(MEBG) - Oman is not a major oil and gas player, but its oil fields are thought to have great potential. ENI's presence in the Sultanate of Oman dates back to the late 1970s.

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(MEBG) – Commercial Bank of Oman and Bank Muscat International have reportedly agreed on the terms of their proposed merger, said a senior banking official.