2018 Media releases
News and Media releases of 2018.
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.
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.
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.”
Aug 06, 2018
In line with their commitment to Road Safety, Shell Oman are taking part in the Khareef Salalah Road Safety Exhibition, held from August 2nd - August 11th, at Salalah Gardens Mall.
Oman oil company and Shell development Oman to groom local industry experts through secondment opportunities
Jul 03, 2018
Oman Oil Company S.A.O.C (OOC), the Sultanate’s investment arm in the energy and energy related sectors and Shell Development Oman signed an agreement to offer secondment opportunities.
Jun 23, 2018
As part of their social investment initiative, Shell Development Oman (SDO) launched a new season of ”Shell Professional Courses” as part of their Training for Development Program.
May 20, 2018
Shell Oman, together with the German University of Technology (GUtech) and Caledonian College of Engineering signed an ‘Agreement of Commitment’ for the institutions’ participation in next year’s Shell Eco-marathon Asia, one of the worlds’ leading energy efficiency competition.
May 13, 2018
Shell Gas & Power Developments B.V. (Shell) has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Government of Oman to cover proposed energy development projects in Oman. The agreement covers upstream gas exploration and development, gas-to-liquids (GTL), liquified natural gas (LNG) and renewable energies.
May 03, 2018
Shell Development Oman (SDO), Shell Oman Marketing (SOM), Petroleum Development Oman (PDO), and Oman LNG have partnered with the Oman Road Safety Association (ORSA) to launch a nation-wide Child Car Seat Campaign. The participating parties have signed a MoU outlining their commitment and responsibilities to the campaign.
Apr 10, 2018
Ministry of environment and climate affairs, wetlands international and shell development oman reinforce global importance of the wetlands reserve in al wusta governorate
Shell announces sale of interest in Mukhaizna asset in Oman to Indian Oil Corporation Limited for US $329 million
Apr 05, 2018
Today, Shell Overseas Holdings Limited (“Shell”) announced the completion of the sale of Shell Exploration and Production Oman Limited (“SEPOL”), which holds a 17% participating interest in the Mukhaizna Production Sharing Agreement in Oman, to IOCL Singapore PTE Ltd. (“ISPL”), a subsidiary of Indian Oil Corporation Limited (IndianOil), for a transaction value of US $329 million. This acquisition includes the marketing rights for entitlement oil. The effective date of the transaction is 1st January 2017.
Shell Development Oman showcases capabilities and social investment activities at Oil and Gas West Asia exhibition
Mar 22, 2018
Shell Development Oman, will showcase their energy transition capabilities and social investment projects at the Oil and Gas West Asia (OGWA) exhibition and the Society of Petroleum Engineers (SPE) Conference. The exhibition will be held at Oman’s Convention and Exhibition Center from March 26th to 28th and Shell will be among 300 companies from 19 different countries to present a range of initiatives to key industry players. Shell’s ‘Solar into Schools’ project and ‘Shell Eco-marathon’ will be on full display at a dedicated exhibit. Guests will be treated to an interactive round of virtual golf and a fun energy transition quiz.
Mar 18, 2018
Shell Development Oman won the 2018 OPAL Award for Best Practice in the Small Business Development category for “Solar into Schools” project. The prize-winning project centered on fostering Omani Solar Small-medium Enterprises (SMEs), to build a platform for renewable energy that can contribute to Oman’s energy future. Hosted by the Oman Society for Petroleum Services (OPAL), the highly anticipated annual event recognizes innovation, excellence and best practice standards focusing around areas of critical importance to the industry.
Feb 22, 2018
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.