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2009-11-25 07:28:00

NEW YORK, Nov. 25 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportlinker.com announces that a new market research report is available in its catalogue: Refining Markets in Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) Countries: Analysis of Capacity, Demand, Supply, Margin and Competitive Scenario http://www.reportlinker.com/p0165521/Refining-Markets-in-Gulf-Cooperation-Council-(GCC)-Countries-Analysis-of-Capacity-Demand-Supply-Margin-and-Competitive-Scenario.html Refining Markets in Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) Countries:...

2009-07-15 06:27:00

MUSCAT, Oman, July 15 /PRNewswire/ -- Bringing together global experts to discuss the issues related to establishing an integrated, tri-service logistics capability, Joint Military Logistics will be held between the 4th-6th October 2009 at the Crowne Plaza Hotel in Muscat, Oman. It has become increasingly clear that in order to meet the challenge of supporting military operations, military forces must eliminate stovepipes and increase integration by collaborating within and across...

2009-07-06 08:17:00

AT&T to provide expertise and know-how to Al Madina A'Zarqa - a major infrastructure project for the Sultanate of Oman MUSCAT, Oman, July 6 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- The Blue City Company 1 (BCC1), and AT&T*, have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to deliver the design for advanced communications services and related infrastructure. Al Madina A'Zarqa is a major infrastructure project in Oman, a development of a new city of 200,000 people. BCC1 has been created to deliver...

2009-06-24 12:46:00

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz., June 24 /PRNewswire/ -- Gulf Air, Bahrain's national carrier, announced it will launch service to three new destinations - Aleppo, Alexandria and Salalah - from Bahrain for the summer season. Service to the Egyptian city of Alexandria started on June 22 with five flights per week on Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays. Flights to Salalah in Oman will commence on July 1 with three flights per week on Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Saturdays. Aleppo service will...

2009-06-05 11:00:00

Please Note Number of Countries Updated MARIETTA, Ga., June 5 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) has signed a contract with the Sultanate of Oman for a C-130J Super Hercules. The aircraft, to be delivered in mid-2012, is in the longer C-130J-30 configuration. "The C-130J is ideally suited to the operating conditions found in Oman and other areas of the Gulf," said Jim Grant, vice president for business development at Lockheed Martin Aeronautics. "Again we see a country...

2009-06-05 09:12:00

MARIETTA, Ga., June 5 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) has signed a contract with the Sultanate of Oman for a C-130J Super Hercules. The aircraft, to be delivered in mid-2012, is in the longer C-130J-30 configuration. "The C-130J is ideally suited to the operating conditions found in Oman and other areas of the Gulf," said Jim Grant, vice president for business development at Lockheed Martin Aeronautics. "Again we see a country that has recognized all the proven...

2009-05-22 07:59:00

LONDON, May 22 /PRNewswire/ -- - Roskill Information Services - The Economics of Aluminium (9th Edition) - http://www.roskill.com/reports/aluminium - New Report From Roskill Analyses Worldwide Aluminium Supply and Demand China dominates the global aluminium industry accounting for one third of both world production and world consumption of primary aluminium. While China is self sufficient in aluminium metal and approaching self sufficiency in alumina, dependence on...

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2009-05-18 15:45:00

Meteorites provide valuable information about the early history of the solar system. A group of Swiss geologists have conducted systematic meteorite searches in Oman since 2001, and they recently returned from their latest hunt.Most meteorites are fragments of asteroids, some of which contain organic matter. Some meteorites preserve information on the chemical make-up of the solar system before the planets formed. Other meteorites are impact debris from the surfaces of the Moon and Mars....

2009-04-17 01:00:00

AMSTERDAM, April 17 /PRNewswire/ -- ARCADIS (EURONEXT: ARCAD), the international design, consulting, engineering and management services company, today announced that it has won a major contract to provide project management services to the Brazilian mining company Vale (Companhia Vale do Rio Doce) for a large project in Sohar, Oman. The contract will be executed through a joint venture (on a 50/50 basis) with a local partner, W.J. Towell & Co. The contract totals approximately US$ 24...

2009-04-14 09:46:00

HOUSTON, April 14 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Harvest Natural Resources, Inc. (NYSE: HNR) announced today the signing of the Al Ghubar / Qarn Alam Exploration and Production Sharing Agreement with the Sultanate of Oman in Muscat, Oman. Harvest will have a 100% working interest in the block during the exploration phase. Oman Oil Company will have the option to back in to up to a 20 per cent interest in the block after the discovery of gas. The Al Ghubar / Qarn Alam license is a newly-created...


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Al Hajar Mountains
2013-04-19 20:58:17

The Hajar Mountains, which is Arabic for stone mountains, is located in northeastern Oman and the eastern United Arab Emirates are the highest mountain range within the eastern Arabian Peninsula. Lying 50 to 100 kilometers inland from the Gulf of Oman coast, they divide the low coastal plain of Oman from the high desert plateau. The mountains start in the north, creating the Musandam peninsula. From there, the Northern Hajjar runs southeast, parallel to the coast but also moving gradually...

Arabian Tahr, Arabitragus jayakari
2012-08-08 13:24:30

The Arabian tahr (Arabitragus jayakari) is a species of ungulate that is related to wild goats. This tahr is native to Arabia, residing in the Sultanate of Oman and in the Hajar Mountains located in United Arab Emirates. It can be found at elevations of up to 5,905 feet within its range. The Arabian tahr was first given the name Hemitragus jayakari, after it was described from specimens collected by Dr. A.S.G. Jayakar. In 2005, genetic studies found that it belonged in the newly created...

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2008-02-05 14:33:28

The Spotted Sandgrouse (Pterocles senegallus), is a species of bird in the Pteroclididae family of birds. It is found in Afghanistan, Algeria, Chad, Djibouti, Egypt, Eritrea, Ethiopia, India, Iran, Iraq, Israel, Italy, Jordan, Libya, Mali, Mauritania, Morocco, Niger, Oman, Pakistan, Saudi Arabia, Somalia, Sudan, Syria, Tunisia, Turkey, United Arab Emirates, and Western Sahara.

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2007-12-21 13:32:44

The Arabian Wolf (Canis lupus arabs), is a mammal of the order Carnivora. It is a subspecies of Gray Wolf which was once found throughout the Arabian Peninsula, but now only lives in small pockets in Southern Israel, Oman, Yemen, Jordan, and Saudi Arabia. Their ears are proportionately larger in relation to body size when compared to other species, an adaptation needed to disperse body heat. This subspecies is unusual, as it is not known to howl. Arabian wolves are unique among gray...

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