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Oman Shell Successfully Introduces Shell’s Road Safety Educational Programme (via) in Schools Across Oman

Mar 30, 2023

Muscat - With an aim to ensure the safety and wellbeing of school students across the country, Oman Shell is introducing a new Road Safety Educational Programme (VIA) to schools in Oman in collaboration with the Royal Oman Police (ROP), Ministry of Education (MoE) and the Global Road Safety Partnership (GRSP).

Shell announces the start of gas production from block 10 in oman

Jan 16, 2023

  • 0.5 bscf/d of gas production is expected from Block 10 by mid-2024
  • Produced gas will be supplied to the OQ Gas Network, feeding local industries and export facilities.

Oman shell successfully participates in the second edition of the green hydrogen summit and exhibition 2022

Dec 11, 2022

Muscat − Oman Shell successfully concluded its participation as principal sponsor of the second edition of the Green Hydrogen Summit and Exhibition Oman (GHSO) on Wednesday, at the Oman Convention and Exhibition Centre (OCEC).

Oman Shell Successfully Participates in the Third Edition of the Oman Science Festival

Oct 17, 2022

Muscat - Oman Shell successfully concluded its participation in the third edition of the Oman Science Festival 2022 on Saturday at the Oman Convention and Exhibition Centre (OCEC).

Ministry of Energy and Mineral and Shell sign an exploration and production sharing agreement for Block 11

Sep 15, 2022

Muscat - The Ministry of Energy and Mineral (on behalf of the government of the Sultanate of Oman) had signed an Exploration and Production Sharing Agreement (EPSA) with Shell Integrated Gas Oman BV, a subsidiary of Shell plc, along with its partners, OQ and TotalEnergies to explore, appraise and develop natural gas resources and condensate in Block 11.

Oman Shell and SQU completes successful trials on the use of special-s fertiliser for the reclamation of saline-sodic soils in Oman

Aug 29, 2022

Muscat – Oman Shell, Shell Agriculture & Forestry and Sultan Qaboos University (SQU) recently celebrated the successful conclusion of Phases 1 and 2 of a research aimed at finding viable solutions to address soil salinity across South Al-Batinah Governorate.

Oman Shell and Oman Airports partner in Green Hydrogen for Mobility project

Mar 13, 2022

Muscat – Today, during Oman Sustainability Week, Shell Development Oman LLC (Oman Shell) announced its 6th Gift to the Nation, a Green Hydrogen for Mobility project.

Shell signs gas concession agreement for Block 10 in Oman

Dec 21, 2021

Muscat, Oman  The Ministry of Energy and Minerals on behalf of the government of the Sultanate of Oman has signed a concession agreement with Shell Integrated Gas Oman BV, a subsidiary of Shell plc, and its partners, OQ and Marsa Liquefied Natural Gas LLC (a joint venture between TotalEnergies and OQ), to develop and produce natural gas from block 10. The parties also signed a separate gas sales agreement for gas produced from the block. The two agreements follow an interim upstream agreement signed in February 2019

Oman LNG’s First Carbon-Neutral LNG Supply

Jun 09, 2021

Attesting to its robust efforts in delivering clean and reliable energy, Oman LNG has signed a pivotal agreement with Shell to deliver the Middle East first carbon-neutral1 LNG cargo utilising nature based offsets from Oman LNG’s world class facility in Sur. The cargo, which is expected to be delivered in the region, is the first carbon-neutral LNG from the Middle East using nature-based carbon credits to offset full lifecycle CO2 emissions generated across the LNG value chain; from exploring and producing the natural gas to its end use by the final consumer2.

Holding statement: circulating link on WhatsApp

Apr 04, 2021

Oman - Shell has been made aware that a link is circulating on WhatsApp misleading receivers to participate in a prize competition. Please be cautioned that this link has no affiliation to Shell. Our verified digital channels are Twitter, Instagram, Facebook, LinkedIn and our website We request everyone to stay vigilant and refer to Oman Shell’s digital channels for our official news and information.

Shell launches 25-megawatt solar plant in Sultanate of Oman

Jan 19, 2021

Sohar, Oman - Today, Oman Shell launched the 25-megawatt Qabas solar plant, helping the port and freezone in Sohar to become more sustainable and demonstrating the commercial benefits of solar power for industrial purposes. Owned by Shell, Sohar Solar Qabas is the company’s first utility scale, photovoltaic (PV) solar project in the Middle East and in Oman.

Oman Shell to Commence Exploration Activities in Block 55

Oct 10, 2019

Muscat – Today, the Ministry of Oil and Gas (MoG) and Shell Exploration and Production Oman B.V. (Oman Shell) signed an Exploration & Production Sharing Agreement (EPSA) for Block 55 in the southeast of the Sultanate.

Oman Shell and SQU partner to research agricultural development in the Al-Batinah region

Oct 06, 2019

Muscat- Oman Shell and Sultan Qaboos University (SQU) signed an agreement to conduct research that aims to find viable solutions to address soil salinity across Al-Batinah region. 

Students from the Sultanate Participate in the 10th Edition Of Shell Eco-Marathon Asia

Apr 08, 2019

Muscat - As part of its global ‘Make the Future’ live programme, Shell Oman recently announced that Malaysia will be hosting Shell Eco-marathon Asia for 2019. The Sultanate will be participating with a contingent of two futuristic cars from National University and GUtech University competing in Prototype Gasoline Category and Prototype Hydrogen Category, in hopes to be crowned as the most energy-efficient vehicle.

Shell Oman and Oman LNG partner to create streamlined efficiencies through digitalisation

Mar 03, 2019

Muscat - Shell Oman has signed an agreement with Oman Liquefied Natural Gas LLC (Oman LNG) to explore the benefits of how digital technologies and data analytics can optimise LNG production and improve safety. The agreement will combine Shell’s experience of implementing technology and developing innovative solutions to support Oman LNG’s digitalisation drive to better equip it for the future.

Shell and the Oman Ministry of Oil & Gas agree on next steps for an integrated energy development agreement

Feb 20, 2019

Muscat, Oman:  Shell CEO Ben van Beurden and His Excellency Dr. Mohammed bin Hamad Al Rumhy, Minister of Oil & Gas (MOG), have signed an Interim Upstream agreement that details funding and a work programme for 2019 for the development of gas resources destined for integrated projects to help meet the Sultanate of Oman’s growing need for energy. The other signatories were Petroleum Development Oman (PDO), Oman Oil Company (OOC) and Total.

Shell continues to empower and enhance the skills of Omanis through its professional courses

Dec 18, 2018

Muscat – Shell Development Oman continues to host its ‘Shell Professional Courses’ programme as part of its ‘Training for Development’ social investment initiative.

Shell Oman Launches NXplorers Educational Programme

Dec 03, 2018

As part of the “Solar into Schools” initiative, Shell Development Oman recently launched NXplorers, a global Shell educational programme, in schools across Oman.

In celebration of Oman’s 48th National Day, Shell launches “Barr Al Hikman: Shorebird Paradise in Oman” book

Nov 12, 2018

As part of its celebrations of the 48th National Day, and held under the patronage of H.E. Mohammed bin Salem bin Said Al Tobi, Minister of Environment and Climate Affairs, Shell Development Oman, in collaboration with the ministry and Wetlands International, hosted a book launch for “Barr Al Hikman: Shorebird Paradise in Oman”. The book promotes the biodiversity of Oman’s Al Wusta Wetlands. The publication is part of a shared goal of endorsing the diverse ecosystems found in the Sultanate highlighting Oman’s story of growth and prosperity.

Ministry of Education and Shell Oman celebrate inspiring schools at the ‘Shell Road Safety Awards’ ceremony

Sep 30, 2018

Shell Oman together with the Ministry of Education hosted the 13th annual ‘Shell Road Safety Awards’ ceremony under the patronage of His Highness Sayyid Kamil bin Fahd bin Mahmoud Al Said, Assistant Secretary General for the Cabinet of the Deputy Prime Minister for the Council of Ministers.

Shell Oman Celebrates National Team’s Success at International Robotics Olympics

Aug 18, 2018

In the heart of Mexico City, student teams from more than 175 countries – including Oman – spent three days competing, but also collaborating, at the international robotics competition “FIRST Global Challenge.”

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