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    As the world’s thirst for renewable energy rises, Oman Hydrogen Centre comes into realty with a promise to shape the Sultanate’s role within the global energy transition. Referred to as the game changer, green hydrogen in Oman has come into being with the inaugural event of Oman Hydrogen Centre incubated at GUTech in coordination with Hydrogen Rise from Germany, aiming to become an international competence hub for research, technology, education, industry application and economy. New opportunities At a function held at the university under ...
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    An agreement was signed here on Monday for the establishment of a local Omani company that will support the development and commercialisation of hydrogen as a zero-emission energy source as well as feedstock for use in various industrial and petrochemical applications. Hydrogen Rise Oman LLC is a partnership of Hydrogen Rise AG, a prominent German firm specialising in hydrogen fuel technologies, and Oman Educational Services LLC, a local company that owns, among other educational institutions, the German University of Technology in Oman (GUtech). Dr Bernd Wiemann, CEO of ...
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     The Oman International Rally makes a welcome return to the FIA Middle East Rally Championship (Merc) calendar for the first time since 2015 on February 6th-8th. Organised by the Oman Automobile Association (OAA), the special stage rally has been one of the most popular rounds of the regional series since its inception in 1984. The event offers some of the finest rallying terrain in the Middle East, with competitors able to enjoy fast, smooth and flowing gravel roads through the Al Hajar mountains. The Oman event moves from its former date towards the ...
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  The number of visitors to Land of Frankincense sites in the Governorate of Dhofar and Salut Archaeological Site in the Wilayat of Bahla in the Governorate of A'Dakhiliyah during last December stood at 14,552 according to statistics released by the Department of Frankincense Land Sites at the Office of His Majesty the Sultan's Advisor for Cultural Affairs. Al Baleed Archaeological Park and Frankincense Land Museum received 5910 visitors, Samahram Archaeological Site received 3289 visitors while Wadi Dokka received 1158 visitors, Wabar archaeological site received 3974 visitors and Salut Archaeological ...
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  27/01/2020 Written By: Oman Observer Two weeks back, I woke up to devastating news, that His Majesty Sultan Qaboos has passed away. Only Omanis or expats who have lived in Oman will truly understand how devastating/significant a loss this really is. Sultan Qaboos or Baba Qaboos as we all fondly called him, was the longest serving leader in the Arab world — he reigned supreme for nearly 50 years. He was ...
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