Under ‘Solar into Schools’ initiative, Shell and Ministry of Education are contracting Omani solar SMEs to install solar systems into 22 public schools across the Sultanate over the next five years.
Shell Eco-marathon challenges student teams around the world to design, build, test and drive ultra-energy-efficient vehicles. Find out more about the Omani teams participating in this amazing event.
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With a 30% share in the Oman LNG LLC. Shell was involved in the design and construction of the plant in Sur, as well as the development of gas wells, a gas processing plant and 352 kms of pipeline.
A public limited company shared between Shell, with 49% ownership, and private investors, many of who are members of the Omani public. Shell Oman Marketing provides services, fuels, lubricants and greases, and manages a network of retail filling stations.
Petroleum Development Oman (PDO) is the foremost exploration and production company in the Sultanate and accounts for more than 70% of the country's crude oil production and nearly all of its natural gas supply. The Company is owned by the Government of Oman, Royal Dutch Shell, Total and Partex.
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As part of the ‘Make the Future Festival’ held in Singapore, the Sultanate will again be participating in Shell Eco-marathon Asia. With a contingent of two futuristic cars competing, one from Sultan Qaboos University and the second from German University of Technology in Oman, the teams will challenge their peers on the track with their own energy-efficient designs. The marathon will bring over 120 student teams from 18 countries across Asia Pacific and the Middle East to put their self-built energy-efficient cars to the test.
Muscat, Oman - Shell Development Oman (SDO) recently awarded a further two contracts to Hussam Technology Company LLC (HTC), an Omani small and medium enterprise (SME), for the design and construction of solar photovoltaic (PV) generation systems to be installed into two public schools located in the Al Batinah North Governorate. Contracts for the latest solar school sites were signed by Dr Firas Al Abdwani for HTC and by Chris Breeze, Shell’s Country Chairman for SDO. The recipient schools in which the new solar PV generators will shortly be installed are Kaab Bin Barsha School in Saham and Al Asma’a bint Al Harith School in Sohar.
Shell Development Oman collaborates with the Embassy of the Kingdom of Netherlands to Host an Energy Transition Seminar
In collaboration with Shell Development Oman (SDO), The Embassy of the Kingdom of Netherlands recently hosted a seminar under the title - ‘Energy Transition in Oman: identifying opportunities for collaboration on renewable energy and energy efficiency’. The seminar was organized under the auspices of H.E. Talal Sulaiman Al Rahbi, Deputy Secretary General of the Supreme Council for Planning at the Crowne Plaza hotel in Muscat.
Shell brings internationally recognised solar PV training to Oman to help build and strengthen Omani solar SME capacity
Having suitable solar technical qualifications is now a pre-requisite to becoming a DCRP approved PV installer in Oman.
Our Social Investments in Oman
Road Safety remains a core theme of Shell’s Social Investment Programme in Oman. We have introduced a number of initiatives focusing on all individuals in society including children, parents, teachers, students, and bus drivers.
One of Shell Development Oman’s main social investment initiatives is to develop and empower young Omanis by developing their professional maturity and broadening their range of skills.
Shell in Oman is focusing on developing the skills and abilities of the youth so Oman’s future generations are responsible and conscious of road safety, the environment, and their role in the marketplace.
The development of local entrepreneurs is one of Shell Development Oman’s social investment focuses. Enterprise and SME fund are two of our initiatives in Oman.