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. Read More
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. The gathering aimed to inform the audience about the planned expansion of Salalah Methanol Company to include Ammonia.
The gathering included presentations about SMC and Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR). The presentation covered some general facts about the Company, as well as highlighting some of the major CSR initiatives that were implemented throughout the last three years since the Company started its CSR activities.
Another presentation was given with information about Ammonia as a product and information about in-country local value. The plan was mentioned in the Ammonia presentation, which is to build 1000 MPTD Ammonia plant using Purge Gas from the existing SMC methanol, at the current Salalah Methanol site. Ammonia is a key chemical for making fertilizers such as urea, ammonium nitrate, ammonium phosphate and compounds as well as a variety of industrial applications such as synthetic resins (urea‐based), synthetic fibers (acrylics and nylons),polyurethanes and refrigeration.
At the end of the gathering, the opportunity was given to the audience to ask questions and give their feedback on the project.
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 representatives. After the welcoming, the guests were taken on a plant tour, visited the Control room, and were briefed about the technological equipment’s in SMC’s Operations to produce Methanol. Later on the same day, the visitors were taken on a sightseeing tour in Salalah. At the end of the visit, the customers expressed their gratitude towards their hosts and their satisfaction of the high performance, and high quality of the production system at SMC.Read More
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 be on the 17th of October each year.The event began with a welcome speech, and was followed by presentation that highlighted the Company achievements, general information and CSR initiatives specifically those related to empowering women. On October 22nd, SMC and the Port of Salalah female employees organized an event for its female staff members incorporated with Salalah Port female staff. The event was planned to collect charity to be given to the Omani Bahjah Orphan Society for training for widowsRead More