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Adyard Abu Dhabi secures 7 mio US$ construction contract from L&T
2004 September 23

  Topaz Energy and Marine SAOG (Topaz), Oman's first diversified energy and marine services company yesterday said its Abu Dhabi-based oil and gas services subsidiary, Adyard Abu Dhabi, has secured a RO2.7 million contract for multidiscipline construction works at Gasco Abu Dhabi's Buhasa plant from Larsen & Toubro (L&T). 

Topaz has a significant presence in the Middle East, India, South East Asia and Europe. Adyad is in the business of heavy fabrication, onshore and offshore oil and gas projects, rig repairs, dry-docking and repairs of supply boats and workshop services. 

Good news for Steel Consumers in Oman & GCC
2004 September 11

  Oman’s second Steel Rolling has started commercial production during April 2003 with production capacity above 70.000 tons/year and presently producing above 3.500 tons per month. The Mill is located at Rusayl Industrial Estate, Sultanate of Oman. 

The promoter of this strategically important basic infrastructure industrial project is “M/s Hadid Majan LLC” directly managed by its Chairman His Highness Sayyid Barghash Said Al Said with objective to fill the demand supply gap by providing high quality reinforced steel bars to construction and engineering industries in Oman & other GCC countries. 

Hadid Majan’s Rolling Mill manufacture High Yield Strength Reinforced Steel Bars of various sizes ranging from 8 MM to 25 MM by rolling Prime Quality Chemically Rich Steel Billet relevant to international standards. Every batch of the products undergoes quality control standard test to serve and support its customers by establishing a lifelong partnership. 

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RO34m accord to construct pipeline
2004 July 20

  A RO 34 million agreement covering construction of a crude oil pipeline that runs from Mina Al Fahl to Sohar Refinery was signed at the Ministry of Oil and Gas yesterday. 

The engineering, procurement and construction EPC contract of the Mina Al Fahl Sohar Pipeline Project costs RO34,064,500 and was concluded between Oman Oil Refinery Company LLC and a joint venture of Saipem /CCC . 

Nassir bin Khamis Al Gashmi, undersecretary of the Ministry of Oil and Gas and board chairman, signed the deal on behalf of ORC, while the branch manager signed for Saipem and the area general manager for the CCC. 

The oil and gas undersecretary said ORC has decided to invest around RO45 million ($119 million) in the project and other associated utilities to provide Sohar Refinery with sustained feedstock of crude oil when commissioned in 2006. He said the new crude oil pipeline will start in ORC area at Mina Al Fahl (MAF) and end at SRC location at Sohar port area. The estimated pipeline length is 266km, which makes it one of the biggest of its kind in the Sultanate. The undersecretary said the fast track project will be completed in 81 weeks including pre-commissioning and commissioning activities. He explained that although the new 24-inch pipeline will be constructed with an initial capacity of 116,000 barrel per day of mixed crude oil and long residue (LR), the capacity will be increased in the future to accommodate 160,000 barrel per day. The undersecretary hoped agreements would soon be reached for implementation of projects including polyethylene plant and iron and steel producing factory.

Oman to build a multi-million-dollar aluminium smelter in 2005
2004 July 7

  Gulf Daily News reported that the construction of a multi-million-dollar aluminium smelter project in Sohar will get 
under way in mid-2005 with production set to start in 2007.

An official at the Oman Oil Company (OOC) said that the stage was set for construction to start in the second half of next year, followed by production two years later.

OOC, the state-owned firm, holds a 40 percent stake in the Sohar Aluminium Company.



Steel imports to comply with BS or ASTM norms
2004 February 22

The Omani government has announced that it welcomes imports of steel by the construction industry, provided it conformed to British and American specifications. Commerce and Industry Ministry's Director-General of Standards and Specifications Aaydah bint Mohammed Al Riyami said the ministry would allow the import of steel from any country if it met the minimum British and US standard specifications. Importers, she added, could directly contact the directorate-general for permission. She said the new move was meant to curb the surge in the prices of steel.

PSL India books 18.000t API Steel Pipe order for Oman
2004 February 6

PSL Limited has won export orders to supply API pipes for to Oman. The largest capacity steel pipe manufacturer in India has bagged the Oman order for supply of pipelines for the prestigious Bidbid Fanja and Samail town. The project is worth Rs580mn or US$13.1mn. The company would supply about 18,000 tons of large diameter steel API 5L grade B pipes to cover a distance of 61.63 Kms as per requirement. The company has already commenced production at their API approved HSAW Pipe Mills near Kandla Port, against above order and is quite confident of completing contract well within the "permitted time schedule" meeting client's required. 

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