Oman's Sohar oil refinery will resume operations from April 26 after closing for two months for maintenance, the state-run refinery said on Monday.
"Start-up activities will commence on 26 April 2013 which will last for a
Oman has signed an agreement with an engineering company to boost the capacity of Sohar refinery by around 60 per cent by 2015, the country's state news agency reported on Wednesday.
'The goal behind signing this
Oman has awarded a refinery supply contract worth RO31 million ($80.5 million) to Germany's Grace GmbH, a tender board official said on Monday.
'Grace got the contract to supply catalyst and chemical additives for the break unit fo
Oman has invited international companies to bid for a contract to build a water treatment plant for its 116,000 barrels per day refinery, a government official said on Thursday.
'The bids are for the sea water treatment plant, includin
Oman is scheduling major maintenance in early 2010 at its largest refinery to repair pipeline corrosion, industry sources said on Tuesday.
The 116,000 barrel per day Sohar refinery, which started operations in 2007, has been slated for a c
Oman has shut its 116,000 barrel per day (bpd) Sohar refinery for unplanned maintenance because of a technical fault at its gasoline-making unit, trade sources said on Sunday.
The 75,200 bpd gasoline-making residual fluid catalytic cracker
A residual fluid catalytic cracker (RFCC) at Oman's Sohar refinery was partially shut down on Thursday due to a leakage, a company source said on Friday.
"There was a catalyst leak due to high temperatures. We are monitoring the situation
Oman's first asphalt plant, designed to produce paving bitumen, will come on stream in the first quarter of 2010.
The project, involving an investment of around $80 million, will be established within the Sohar Refinery complex at the Por