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2011-08-09 09:00:00

DES PLAINES, Ill., Aug. 9, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- UOP LLC, a Honeywell (NYSE: HON) company, announced today that Oman Oil Refineries and Petroleum Industries (Orpic) has selected UOP/Foster Wheeler technology to help process heavy oil and expand fuel and petrochemicals production at a refinery in Sohar, Oman. Orpic will use the UOP/Foster Wheeler Solvent Deasphalting (SDA) process technology to convert heavy crude to low-contaminant deasphalted oil, a product that is further processed in...

2011-08-09 00:00:30

Supported by an authoritative panel, the 6th Middle East CemenTrade takes stock of the current and future cement landscape. Over 1.5 days, leading cement industry experts will present the latest trends in pricing, capacity and supply/demand outlook. They will share insights on how to capitalize on growth markets and strategies to mitigate surplus within the region. This conference is expected to be attended by buyers and suppliers from the region and around the world. Istanbul, Turkey (PRWEB)...

2011-07-11 04:20:00

BOSTON, July 11, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Morrissey & Company, the leading reputation communications firm headquartered in Boston, today announced the addition of three new clients. The new clients extend the firm's expertise in healthcare, information technology and global marketing. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110711/CL31676LOGO ) WhiteGlove Health, Inc. (whiteglove.com) is an Austin, Texas-based company focused on helping employers break the healthcare cost trend through...

2011-07-05 06:53:00

Results include massive sulphide intersections of 54.19 metres grading 4.97% Cu, 0.19g/t Au, 0.85% Zn and 9.63g/t Ag from 44.42 metres down hole at Mahab 4, and 13.60 metres grading 3.22% Cu, 0.08 g/t Au, 0.02% Zn and 0.76 g/t Ag from 43.86 metres depth at Maqail South TORONTO, July 5, 2011 /PRNewswire/ - Gentor Resources, Inc. ("Gentor" or the "Company") (OTCQB - "GNTO") and its Omani partner Al Fairuz Mining Company LLC are pleased to announce further impressive results from the...

2011-05-26 16:55:00

Results include massive sulphide intersections of 30.95 metres grading 3.16% Cu, 0.28 g/t Au, 1.29% Zn and 17.4 g/t Ag from 32.05 metres down hole, and 20.30 metres grading 5.79% Cu, 0.37 g/t Au, 2.42% Zn and 22.04 g/t Ag from 67.15 metres depth TORONTO, May 26, 2011 /PRNewswire/ - Gentor Resources, Inc. ("Gentor" or the "Company") (OTCQB - "GNTO") and its Omani partner Al Fairuz Mining Company LLC are pleased to announce further excellent results from the Company's second drilling...

2011-04-27 03:07:00

MUSCAT, Oman, April 27, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Next month's Oman Power & Water Summit will feature a highly impressive lineup of speakers with the confirmed participation of top government officials, the senior management of private companies, industry experts and other prominent personalities in the Sultanate's vibrant power and water sector. The roster of high-profile speakers will be led by the Chairman of the Public Authority for Electricity and Water (PAEW), H.E. Mohammed...

2011-04-21 08:42:00

WASHINGTON, April 21, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- An American businessman whose massive limestone quarry in Oman was expropriated by that country's government has taken the first step towards initiating the first-ever investment arbitration under the United States-Oman Free Trade Agreement (FTA). Boston real estate entrepreneur Adel A Hamadi Al Tamimi has served Oman with a notice of intent (NOI) to submit claims to arbitration. If the parties are unable to resolve their differences in...

2011-04-08 05:01:00

HOUSTON, April 8, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Harvest Natural Resources, Inc. (NYSE: HNR) today provided an operational update of its first quarter domestic and international exploration and production activity. Venezuela During the first three months of 2011, Petrodelta drilled and completed four wells and produced approximately 2.6 million barrels of oil (MMBO) for a daily average of approximately 28,700 barrels of oil per day (BOPD), an increase of 32 percent over the same period in 2010;...

2011-04-04 13:03:00

BOCA RATON, Fla., April 4, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Breckenridge is announcing that it entered into an agreement with Oman Pharmaceutical Products Company LLC, of Salalah, Sultanate of Oman to market Neomycin Sulfate Tablets. Under the terms of the agreement, the product will be manufactured by Oman Pharma, and marketed and distributed by Breckenridge on an exclusive basis in the United States. The ANDA has been approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA), and the companies began...

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2011-03-27 10:25:40

Study by Wildlife Conservation Society, AMNH, on dolphins finds invisible oceanographic factors that keep populations separateConservationists from the Wildlife Conservation Society, the American Museum of Natural History, and other conservation and research groups have discovered that groups of dolphins in the western Indian Ocean do not mix freely with one another. In fact, dolphin populations are kept separate by currents and other unseen factors.Specifically, the researchers have found...


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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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