Muscat: Salalah Methanol Company has achieved 4 million tonnes of methanol production on January 17.
This milestone was achieved within a period of less than four years since the start of plant operations in May 2010.
The milestone aligns with the company's efforts to translate the objectives of Oman Oil Company, in developing and investing profitable businesses within Oman and internationally maximising value from Oman's resources.
"The company continuously moves forward in achieving excellence, reflecting the efficiency of company staff and their commitment to health and safety at work," said Awadh bin Hassan Al Shanfari, chief executive officer of Salalah Methanol Company.
Al Shanfari added that the company has achieved 64 per cent Omanisation. The company continues its commitment to growth and Omanisation, enabling the Omani work force in various disciplines such as technical and administrative areas.
He noted that the company funded many social responsibility projects and programmes, based on its belief in the importance of social responsibility and community service.
The company focuses its strategy in supporting programmes and projects, which focus on sustainable development through building and equipping individuals to become productive workers, contributors, advocators to their community and the environment.