| Awareness Campaign |
As part of SMC’s vision to reach all stakeholders and spread the awareness in the society, SMC continues its campaign to visit the willayahs in Dhofar region to educate stakeholders about Methanol and the upcoming expansion project for producing Ammonia. The session was held in Rakhyout under the patronage of His Excellency the Wally of Rakhyout. M...
| SMC Organizes Cleaning Campaign |
A cleaning campaign took place at SMC in the area surrounding the maintenance workshop. Employees from the Maintenance Department participated in the campaign, which aimed to reflect the sense of responsibility of SMC employees towards the environment and setting a culture within the Company employees.
| Salalah Methanol Holds a Gathering to Introduce Ammonia |
Salalah Methanol Company (SMC) organized a gathering on the 9th of November, 2015 at the Hilton Salalah that involved a number of representatives from the private and government sectors, people from the neighboring community, media representatives and those concerned in health, education, and economy in Dhofar and Salalah Methanol representatives. ...
| SMC Host Overseas Customers |
Salalah Methanol Company (SMC) hosted 23 Overseas Customers on the 22nd of October, 2015. The Managing Director, Mr. Awadh Hassan Al-Shanfari, welcomed the distinguished guests at Salalah Hilton Resort with a warm welcome speech and brief presentation about SMC was given as well as a presentation on MTO Company in China by one of the OTI representa...
| SMC Celebrates Omani Woman's Day |
On the occasion of the Omani Women’s Day, Salalah Methanol Company (SMC) celebrated the Omani Women’s Day on 21st of October 2015 at Crowne Plaza (Salalah). The celebration was held under patronage of HE Khadija Koufan, Member of the Council of State. The celebration was held to mark the day that was declared by His Majesty Sultan Qaboos in 2009 to...
| Eid Charitable Donation for 333 kids |
Salalah Methanol Company in cooperation with the Omani Authority for Charitable Activities (Salalah Branch) funded a humanitarian initiative to distribute 333 coupons for orphans in Dhofar for the purpose of buying Eid essentials. This initiative comes within Company’s CSR progammes to bring joy to low income families and to assist them in covering...
| SMC visits GPIC |
Salalah Methanol Company visited the Gulf Petrochemical Industries Company (GPIC) to discuss ways to enhance cooperation between the two Companies and to learn more about Ammonia.
GPIC President Dr. Abdulrahman Jawahery and members of the Company’s executive management received the visiting delegation, which included a number of senior officials f...
| Graduation Ceremony for 40 Women |
Salalah Methanol Company (SMC) with the cooperation of Omani Women Association in Rakhyout celebrated the graduation of 40 women from a training program in making Dairy and milking products and funded by SMC as part of its corporate social responsibilities (CSR) programs.
The ceremony was under the auspices of Engineer/ Essam Saud Al-Zadjali, ...
| SMC hosts Students from AL Noor Summer Centre |
Salalah Methanol Company hosted 26 students from Al Noor Summer Centre on Tuesday the 12th August 2015. This summer program comes under the supervision of the Ministry of Education which was titled as “My Summer… Achievements and Values”. This summer camp represents patriotic values in specific since it coincided with the celebration of 45th Nation...
| Salalah Methanol Company was recognized as one of the leading supporters of SMEs in Oman |
Salalah Methanol Company was recognized as one of the leading supporters of SMEs in Oman by Takatuf Company. A ceremony was held under the patronage of HE Salim Al Aufi, under-secretary of the Ministry of Oil and Gas. Takatuf Excellence Awards is an initiative by Takatuf, aimed to recognize organizations for their excellence in Human Resources and ...
| SMC sponsoring Future Leaders Program in Dhofar University |
Salalah Methanol Company sponsored the Future Leaders Program in Dhofar University from August 9 to August 21. The program played a major role in helping the participants discover their talents and improve their personal strengths. The participants experienced the different types of activities during their time in the program such as seminars, com...
| Salalah Methanol Company signs finance agreements for starting a Mobile Tourism Services project in Salalah Port |
Salalah Methanol Company on Wednesday signed finance agreements for starting a Mobile Tourism Services project in Salalah Port with support from Ministry of Toursim and Al Raffd Fund and Riyada.
The agreements were signed by H E Maitha al Mahrouqi, Undersecretary in the Ministry of Tourism, Awad bin Hassan al Shanfari, CEO, Salalah Methanol...
| SMC sponsoring Youth and Entrepreneurs symposium in Dhofar |
Salalah Methanol Company sponsored the Youth and Entrepreneurs symposium in Dhofar with the collaboration of AL-eshar organizing conferences from August 3to August 4, 2015. This symposium comes as gratitude from the Omani youth to His Majesty Sultan Qaboos bin Said.
There symposium aims; encircle the loyalty and faithfulness to Oman and the Sulta...
| SMC sponsoring the 1st Gulf Chess Champion in Dhofar |
Salalah Methanol Company sponsored the first Gulf Chess Championship in the collaboration with the Omani Chess Committee in Dhofar. The Champion started from August 3 to 9 which held at Salalah Plaza Hotel.
The championship aims to expose Oman as a touristic destination for chess players in GCC countries, and in the Arab region , and to develop ...
| SMC sponsoring Youth and Entrepreneurs symposium in Dhofar |
Salalah Methanol Company sponsored the Youth and Entrepreneurs Symposium in Dhofar with the collaboration of AL-Ishhar organizing conferences from August 3 - 4, 2015. This symposium came filled with gratitude from the Omani youth to His Majesty Sultan Qaboos bin Said. The symposium aimed to encircle the loyalty and patriotism to Oman and the Sultan...
| Salalah Methanol participats in Salalah Tourism Festival 2015 |
Salalah Methanol Company participated in Salalah Tourism Festival 2015. This participation reflects the collaborative relationship between government and private sectors, which comes to demonstrate the social responsibility of SMC towards the community. SMC participated in the festival in order to introduce the Company’s values in the social respo...
| Iftar Gathering 2015 |
SMC organizd its annual iftar gathering for its employees onTuesday 14th, July 2015, as part of cultural and social events lined up by the Company during the holy month of Ramadhan on. The Iftar took place at the SMC’s Khareef Tent in Ittin. It was a great opportunity for employees and the management team to interact together outside the Company p...
| Salalah Methanol Company Sponsors Ramadan Tents |
Salalah Methanol Company sponsored the Ramadan Tent which functions annually from the first of the Holy month of Ramadan to the last day of the month. The tents are located in a number of locations within Salalah Taqa, and Mirbat. This sponsorship is based on the company’s believe in the importance of supporting Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs),...
| SMC Provides Ramadan Supplies for 200 Families |
As part of SMCs Corporate Social Responsibility initiatives towards the society, the Company and the GD of Social Development in Dhofar cooperated to distribute commercial coupons to for 200 families under social security to buy Ramadan necessities.
The Company also coordinated with GDSD in selecting these families and insuring that they all rece...
| Healthy Food Campaign |
SMC held a Health Food Campaign day at its premises organized by the Health, Safety and Environment department. The campaign involved a healthy breakfast buffet which consisted of healthy cereals, grains, fruits and dairy. After the breakfast buffet, a presentation was given for the purpose of spreading awareness to SMC employees about healthy habi...
| Salalah Methanol Company Signs an Agreement with General Directorate of Water to Fund a Water Connecting Network |
Today, the 15th of June, 2015 was a signing of an agreement between the General Directorate of Water, Dhofar, and Salalah Methanol Company revolving around funding a water connecting network for the people of "Masboukh" village which is near the plant. Ahmed bin Mohammed Abdullah Al Bahr Al Rawas, the General Director of the GD of Water and Awadh b...
| SMC Holds Awareness Session for Municipality Council |
As part of SMC road shows, SMC held an awareness session for members of Municipality Council which took place in the main hall of the Dhofar Municipality on the 14th of June. The session highlighted the three main aspects of SMC (Economic, environment and social). Also, it shed light on the the Ammonia project and SMC CSR schemes and initiatives
| SMC Sponsors Camel Contest in Sadah |
Salalah Methanol Company sponsored the camel milking competition being held in Sadah between the 21st and 31st of May, 2015. Different kinds of Arabian camels and owners participated in the competition. The competition focused on camel livestock as part of the Arab natural wealth and encourages people to transform livestock sectors to benefit the s...
| Salalah Methanol Company signed an agreement with Oman Society for Petroleum Services to finance a program of training linked with employment. |
Salalah Methanol Company signed an agreement with Oman Society for Petroleum Services in Muscat to fund a program of training linked with employment. The agreement was signed by Mr. Muslim bin Rashid Mundhiri, Chief of Executive Officer of OPAL, and Awadh Hassan Al-Shanfari, Chief Executive Officer of Salalah Methanol Company. The agreement revolve...
| Salalah Methanol Sponsors the Chemistry Symposium 2015 |
Salalah Methanol Company sponsored the Chemistry Symposium 2015 that took place on the 14th of May, 2015 in the Crowne Plaza (Salalah). The symposium was organized by the Chemical Engineering Section from the Department of Engineering, Salalah College of Technology (SCT).
As part of the symposium, Mr. Javed Akhtar, Performance Improvement Manager,...
| Dhofar University Job Fair |
On the 12th of May, 2015, SMC participated in the second job fair that was organized by Dhofar University. The fair was under the auspices of Dr. Hassan Kashoub, Vice chancellor of Dhofar University. The aim of the fair was to meet with the students and graduates and introduce them to the company activities, services, methanol and ammonia and thei...
| Salalah Methanol Company Sponsors Honoring Ceremony for Top Students in Dhofar for the Second Time |
On Sunday the 3rd of May, 2015, SMC sponsored a ceremony to honor 455 top students in the Dhofar Region that took place at the building of the General Directorate of Heritage and Culture, Salalah. The Ceremony was sponsored exclusively by Salalah Methanol Company for the second year. It was held under the auspices of His Excellency Sheikh/ Abdullah...
| Testing SMC International Scholars |
SMC hosts the Admission test for SMC International Scholars. The test took place at SMC premises on Monday April 27, 2015. This test is conducted to determine the English proficiency level of the students. So far there are three students who are chosen for the Scholarship program. The first one is for Gordonstoun School, which is a paper base test...
| Salalah Methanol Company Signs an Agreement with Directorate General of Education in Dhofar to honor the top students in the Dhofar |
Salalah Methanol Company signed an agreement with Directorate General of Education in Dhofar to finance a ceremony to honor the top students in Dhofar Region. The agreement was signed by Hamad Khalfan Al Rashdi, Director General of the DG of Education in Dhofar, and Awadh Hassan Al-Shanfari, Chief Executive Officer of Salalah Methanol Company. This...
| Salalah Methanol Company Hosted Students from Salalah Nursing Institute |
As a part of site visit awareness, Salalah Methanol Company (SMC) hosted a number of students from Salalah Nursing Institute on Wednesday April 8, 2015. The visit aimed to publicize the Social activities programs of the Company and to encircle the cooperation between Salalah Methanol Company and the surrounding communities in both Private and publi...
| Raysut Symposium (Economy and Development) |
Under the auspices of His Excellency Ahmed Nasir Al Muhrzi, Minister of Tourism, The Raysut Symposium for Economy and Development was launched on Wednesday 8/4/2015 at the Crowne Plaza Resort, coordinated by the Oman Chamber of Commerce and Industry (Salalah branch), with the cooperation of Middle East Centre for Consulting and Social Studies. ...
| SMC held the blood donation camp |
Salalah Methanol Company celebrates the return of His Majesty Sultan Qaboos bin Said by organizing a blood donation camp from 6th to 7th April. SMC conducted this event with the cooperation of blood bank team at Sultan Qaboos Hospital. The aim of this event was to demonstrate the social responsibility of the company towards its community and to sup...
| A New Achievement in Shipping and Marketing |
SMC achieved 141,122.048 MT during March 2015 which is the biggest shipping volume that has ever been achieved since the beginning of production in 2010. This remarkable achievement was accomplished through the effective team work of all the parties involved in the process.
| Earth Hour |
SMC has participated in the Earth Hour to show they care about protection for the planet by turning off their lights for an hour. Earth Hour is about protecting our planet and raising the awareness the community to keep our planet clean.
| SMC Celebrates Return of His Majesty |
Salalah Methanol Company celebrated in its own way the return of His Majesty Sultan Qaboos bin Said from Germany, after his successful eight-month treatment on Monday evening, through a number of events: such as sponsoring the celebrations of the 10 Dhofar Willayas which took place in the week after HMs arrival, including providing water to the cro...
| SMC Participated in Job Fair |
As part of SMCs roadshows, SMC participated in a job fair organized by the College of Applied Science. The fair was under the auspices of HE Sheikh Abdullah bin Saif al Mahrouqi, Deputy Governor of Dhofar from the Office of the Minister of State and Governor of Dhofar.
The aim of the fair was to gather the companies and graduates in one place and...
| SMC Sponsored the Symposium aims to help SMEs |
SMC sponsored the Symposium for evaluating the implementation of the decisions taken during the small and medium enterprise (SME) development symposium at Saih Al Shamikhat in Willayat Bahla in 2013. The symposium was held at the Cultural Centre of the Sultan Qaboos University. The objectives of this symposium include assessing the after-effects of...
| SMC Sponsored the Main Sponsor of the Oman Athletic Cup |
As part of SMC branding, Salalah Methanol Company sponsored the Oman Athletic Cup in the main sport stadium at Dhofar Region. The forum was held under the patronage of HE Ahmed Bin Ail Al-Amri, Technical Affairs Adviser at the office of the Minister of State and Governor of Dhofar. At the end of the forum the patron distributed trophies and certifi...
| Visit by students of College of Technology, Salalah |
As part of SMC site visit awareness, SMC hosted 25 students from College of Technology, Salalah on Monday 8th of March 2015. This visit comes with the joint cooperation between Salalah Methanol and the Directorate of Education to strengthen the relationship between the private sector and education institutions. The visit included a brief presentati...
| Maqashin Festival of Camel Milking |
SMC sponsored the contest of camel milking in Willaat Maqashan as part of SMCs corporate branding. The main aim of this initiative is to improve the income of camel breeders and to encourage any activities that contribute to preserving Omani heritage. The Company’s initiative was appreciated by members of the local community who attended this even...
| Road Safety Awareness Exhibition |
The Road Safety Awareness Exhibition was recently sponsored by Salalah Methanol Company. The exhibition started on Sunday the 8th of March 2015 at the Lulu Lypermarket, Salalah under the auspices of Abdullah Aqeel Al Ibrahim, Advisor in the Office of the Minister of State and Governor of Dhofar and was attended by a number of senior officials from ...
| Salalah Methanol Company – 5 Million Metric Ton Production Milestone |
On the 14th of January, 2015 Salalah Methanol Company achieved 5 million metric tons of methanol production. This milestone was achieved within a period of less than 5 years since the start of plant operations in May 2010. It is worth mentioning that SMC achieved the highest methanol production in a year in 2013 worth 1.116 million tons which is mo...
| SMC Celebrates Omani Environment Day
Omani Environment Day which falls on January 8 every year is a national occasion that pays attention to the diverse environment of Oman, including conducting of several events that aim at raising community awareness of the importance of the environment. On this occasion, Salalah Methanol Company organized the plantation of 260 coconut saplings. At ...