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February 23, 2021

Our New Luban High-speed Raffia Grade Performs “Exceptionally Well” in Commercial-Scale Trials

The global integrated energy company has completed trials of its homopolymer PP grade, Luban HP 1102LC, for the production of high-speed raffia tapes, demonstrating significantly improved line speed and lower processing temperatures.

Press release
Corporate Polymers
January 04, 2021

OQ upstream CEO on its strategy for long term growth

Interview from Oil & Gas Middle East with Adil Toubia, Upstream CEO, on how OQ's integration was right on time to help it cope with the pandemic, the company’s plans for growth and how digital technology is enhancing its operations.

Corporate Upstream
December 17, 2020

Expanding the reach and possibilities of polymers

As our integrated company is set to grow our polymer business' capacity from 340,000 to 1.5 million metric tonnes per year, major investments such as OQ’s $6.7Bn Liwa Plastics Industries Complex (LPIC) heralds OQ's commitment to secure reliable supply of Luban polypropylene and polyethylene to support the growing local and international market demand for polymers.

Press release
December 06, 2020

Integrating legacy of diverse expertise and talents

Interview from Refining & Petrochemicals Middle East with Ahmed Al Jahdhami, Downstream CEO, to know about OQ's integration of nine legacy energy companies.

November 11, 2020

OQ commits to sustainability and transparency with first Sustainability Report

Article from Refining & Petrochemicals Middle East on OQ's publication of its first-ever Sustainability Report, examining and documenting the group’s progress towards a greener future.

Corporate Sustainability
November 03, 2020

OQ completes R&D study of the phenomenon of Black Powder in Gas Networks

As a partnership between the academic and private sectors to conduct R&D projects, a successful closeout session of the black powder root cause analysis in Gas Pipeline Network R&D - a Joint Industry-Academic Project (JIAP) between OQ, Oman’s global integrated energy company, Sultan Qaboos University and the University of Technology and Applied Sciences was conducted recently by EJAAD, the Sultanate’s premier platform for energy innovation, in the Research Council building.

Press release
October 26, 2020

A world of opportunities - Ibtisam Al Riyami highlights OQ’s empowerment avenues for women

Read more on the achievements of Omani Women and Women at OQ. A feature article in Oman Economic Review on Ibtisam Al Riyami, Chief - People, Technology, and Culture at OQ.

October 22, 2020

Our Sustainability Report 2019 is now online

Join our journey of transparency and learn how committed we are to operate and grow in a sustainable way.

Corporate Sustainability
October 14, 2020

OQ Chemicals Again Achieves Gold Status in Ecovadis Sustainability Ranking

OQ Chemicals was once again recognized for its sustainability management in the supply chain. The corporate division belonging to the OQ Group was rated by the independent international rating agency Ecovadis and achieved gold status for the second time in a row.

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Chemicals Sustainability
October 01, 2020

OQ Chemicals Expands lsononanoic Acid Capacity by 30 Percent

OQ Chemicals (formerly Oxea) has successfully completed a recent expansion project at its Oberhausen, Germany site resulting in a 30 percent increase in its global production capacity for isononanoic acid. The project completed at the site is part of the previously announced carboxylic acid expansions in the short and mid-term.

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