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Oman picks advisors Muscat power firm privatisation
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Oman picks advisors Muscat power firm privatisation

Monday, 26 January 2015 1:34 PM

State-owned Electricity Holding Co explores possible privatisation of its distribution business

Stock markets: Saudi Arabia rises after smooth succession
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Stock markets: Saudi Arabia rises after smooth succession

Monday, 26 January 2015 12:32 PM

Some analysts think King Salman will face pressure to ensure public support with state sector wage increases and other populist steps that could lead to a consumer spending boom.

Oman is suffering from oil price crisis, admits minister
Energy»

Oman is suffering from oil price crisis, admits minister

Wednesday, 21 January 2015 1:45 PM

Oil minister sharply criticises OPEC's production policy; says output decision is 'bad for us'

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Solar Impulse's world flight to include Oman stopover
Transport»

Solar Impulse's world flight to include Oman stopover

Tuesday, 20 January 2015 2:09 PM

Pilots also reveal that solar-powered flight around the world will take off from Abu Dhabi in late Feb or early March,

Stock Market: Gulf markets edge up after oil prices firm
Markets»

Stock Market: Gulf markets edge up after oil prices firm

Sunday, 18 January 2015 11:58 AM

Oil rose to end the week higher after seven successive weeks of losses, with Brent slightly above $50 a barrel

Oman said to mull privatising part of state oil refiner
Banking & Finance»

Oman said to mull privatising part of state oil refiner

Sunday, 11 January 2015 2:12 PM

Oil minister says government may sell off part of Oman Oil Refineries and Petroleum Industries Co

Why subsidies should be in the spotlight in 2015
Politics & Economics»

Why subsidies should be in the spotlight in 2015

Friday, 2 January 2015 2:35 AM

Gulf countries have pledged to keep spending this year, but they also need to prepare for an era of cheaper oil, says Ed Attwood

Stock markets: Gulf bourses mixed as oil stays below $60
Markets»

Stock markets: Gulf bourses mixed as oil stays below $60

Monday, 29 December 2014 11:58 AM

Dubai, Abu Dhabi and Kuwait declined, while Qatar rose and Oman remained flat

Consortium wins deal to build $250m water project in Oman
Energy»

Consortium wins deal to build $250m water project in Oman

Tuesday, 23 December 2014 1:29 PM

Qurayyat IWP will be a seawater reverse osmosis desalination plant with capacity of 200,000 cubic metres per day

Oman to double gas prices for cement companies from Jan 1
Commodities»

Oman to double gas prices for cement companies from Jan 1

Sunday, 7 December 2014 10:53 AM

Oman Cement warned the price rise would increase its costs by $17.22m

Culture & Society»

The World’s Richest Arabs 2014

Sunday, 7 December 2014 8:30 AM

Welcome to the eleventh edition of the Arabian Business Rich List, our annual countdown of the world’s richest Arabs.

Arabian Business Rich List: How we did it
Culture & Society»

Arabian Business Rich List: How we did it

Sunday, 7 December 2014 8:25 AM

Welcome to the eleventh edition of the Arabian Business Rich List,  our annual countdown of the world’s richest Arabs.

The World’s Richest Arabs 2014
Culture & Society»

The World’s Richest Arabs 2014

Sunday, 7 December 2014 8:24 AM

Welcome to the eleventh edition of the Arabian Business Rich List, our annual countdown of the world’s richest Arabs.

OPEC says oil price to rebound by Q2 next year
Commodities»

OPEC says oil price to rebound by Q2 next year

Friday, 7 November 2014 12:24 PM

Brent crude futures have fallen 27 percent since the start of July and 12 percent in the last month.

Focus: How low can the oil price fall?
Politics & Economics»

Focus: How low can the oil price fall?

Friday, 31 October 2014 2:34 AM

The startling fall in the oil price has renewed questions about some Gulf countries’ budgetary policies. An OPEC meeting later this month and Saudi Arabia’s 2015 budget will offer clues as to how some of the world’s biggest exporters plan to tackle the issue


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