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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.

Press release
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.

Press release
September 01, 2020

Duqm Petrochemical Project Announces Technology License Awards to International Licensors

In a remarkable milestone, the Duqm Refinery and Petrochemical Industries Company (DRPIC), Duqm Petrochemical Project announced the award of 12 technology license packages to international technology providers, advancing the Front End Engineering and Design progress towards achieving shareholders’ Final Investment Decision (FID) in 2021.

Press release
Downstream Trading
August 26, 2020

OQ and OMIFCO sign Million-Tonne Granular Urea Deal

OQ, Oman’s globally integrated energy company, via its commercial arm OQ Trading, recently signed a three-year agreement with OMIFCO to offtake and trade one million metric tonnes per annum of granular urea.

Press release
Corporate Trading
August 19, 2020

OQ & Office of Minister of State and Governor of Musandam sign MoC to finance social investment projects

OQ, Oman’s global integrated energy company, and the office of the Minister of State and Governor of Musandam signed a Memorandum of Cooperation (MoC) to finance the creation of several social investment projects in the Governorate of Musandam.

Press release
Corporate Sustainability
July 06, 2020

The Sustainability Report 2019 for Chemicals is now available

In 2019, we made considerable progress on our journey towards greater sustainability – in both our large- and small-scale activities.

Chemicals Sustainability
June 08, 2020

OQ Completes Incorporation of International Assets Oxea and Oman Trading International

OQ, the global energy company, has completed the incorporation of international assets Oxea and Oman Trading International (OTI), the final step in an integration process that began in 2018 and ultimately brought nine legacy companies under a single, new brand identity.

Press release
Corporate Trading
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