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Nov 09 2020 AOS

I wanted to get fit and healthy, but I was so put off by the idea of mundane exercise – I didn’t want it to be a boring chore to do, as my worst nightmare is routine. When I was a senior in College FI...
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INSIGHT My Fitness Journey

Oct 30 2020 AOS

During 2018 & 2019 the Authority for Public Services Regulation (the Authority) engaged international experts to advise on best practices for plug-in light-duty electric vehicles (PEVs) and provide a ...
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OBBC Spotlight On Authority for Public Services Regulation

Oct 15 2020 AOS

“We all want energy that is reliable and affordable, but that is no longer enough. It must also be cleaner. To deliver that, trillions of dollars will need to be invested in replumbing and rewiring th...
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OBBC SPOTLIGHT ON bp. Committed to advancing the low carbon agenda in Oman

Oct 13 2020 AOS

My name is Marwa Al Wadhahi. During the day, I have a full-time desk job in the energy sector. In the evenings and weekends, I’m a passionate sport and adventure enthusiast, dedicated athlete, weightl...
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INSIGHT Spartan Races, Volcanoes and Weightlifting

Oct 08 2020 AOS

Shell Intilaaqah is Shell’s flagship enterprise development programme which launched in Oman in 1995 and part of Shell's Global LiveWIRE social investment initiative.  Through Intilaaqah, Shell aims t...
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OBBC Spotlight On Shell Oman on Supporting Entrepreneurship: Intilaaqah & Solar Into Schools

Oct 06 2020 AOS

I’m a runner, rock climber, pluviophile, water sports enthusiast, motivational speaker, adrenaline junkie, world traveller, foodie, self-professed ‘Scrabble Legend’… and a former real estate agent.   ...
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INSIGHT Untravelled Paths and YallaGo

Oct 01 2020 AOS

A Royal Decree was issued in 2009 granting be'ah the complete mandate to manage waste across Oman, be'ah set the following key goals to achieve its vision of conserving Oman's environment for future g...
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OBBC Spotlight On be'ah. Waste Management in the Environmental Age

Sep 24 2020 AOS

Oman’s relationship with the UK, which dates back to a trade treaty signed in 1646, has existed and grown throughout the centuries. Today, both nations are bound by a diverse mosaic of personal and co...
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OBBC Spotlight On SOHAR Port and Freezone

Sep 22 2020 AOS

I was fortunate enough to meet the late Khalid Al Sibabi, the first Omani to climb Everest, while working on a project set by the Ministry of Education. I remember going back home that day and there w...
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INSIGHT Conquering the World's Highest Mountain

Sep 18 2020 AOS

The current low oil price and resulting State budget reductions heralds a new opportunity for Omani renewable energy companies. The local domestic electricity tariff is highly subsidised with domestic...
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OBBC Spotlight On Solar in Oman