Oman

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.

July 26, 2000

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(MEBG) – Maqbool Ali Sultan, Oman’s Minister of Commerce and Industry, has warned joint stock companies that the country’s capital markets law will be rigorously implemented and violators will be puni

July 25, 2000

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(MEBG) – In order to stimulate the Muscat Securities Market (MSM), the Omani body’s authorities have announced that they will allow brokers to deal on more than one stock exchange.

July 24, 2000

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(MEBG) – The Hengam oil-field, which straddles the border between Iran and Oman, is “target” for joint oil exploration between the two countries.

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(MEBG) – Oman, which is not a member of Opec, has, nonetheless, declared its support for any Opec moves to ensure long-term stability in oil prices on the world market.

July 23, 2000

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(AFP, MUSCAT) - Oman will support any OPEC moves to ensure long-term stability in oil prices on the world market, Oil Minister Mohammad bin Hamad al-Romhi vowed on Saturday.

July 22, 2000

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Oman will support any OPEC moves to ensure long-term stability in oil prices on the world market, Oil Minister Mohammad bin Hamad al-Romhi vowed on Sa

July 20, 2000

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Oman signed on Wednesday a 68-million-dollar agreement with the UK's National Power to build a power plant in the Sharqiya region to generate 250 mega

July 19, 2000

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(MEBG) - Hyundai Engineering was awarded by Britains National Power Plc on a contract to build Oman’s third private power plant at a cost of $95 million. The Al Sharqiyah power plant is a 240-megawat

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(AFP, NEW DELHI) - India and Oman pledged to push forward two high-profile joint ventures - worth some 2.7 $billion.

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(AFP, NEW DELHI) - India and Oman pledged Tuesday to push forward two high-profile joint ventures -- a 1.1-billion-dollar fertiliser plant in Oman and a $1.6-billion oil refinery in central India.

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(AFP, NEW DELHI) – India and Oman pledged Tuesday to push forward two high-profile joint ventures

July 17, 2000

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An Omani army pilot was killed Tuesday when his Hawk jet crashed during a training exercise, the defense ministry said. The plane crashed in Al-Kamil