Oman Methanol Company LLC

Oman Methanol Company LLC (OMC) was established in 2003 and is now a joint venture between Oman Methanol Holding Company LLC and Methanol Holdings International Limited (MHIL).OMC operates a world scale methanol plant at Suhar Industrial Port in Sultanate of Oman.

The methanol plant and facilities commenced operation in 2007 and currently produces more than 3,000 tonnes of refined methanol per day.

OMC has a state-of-the-art plant, staffed by a team of experts and professionals with extensive experience of working in chemical and petrochemical Industries.

In line with other major chemical companies globally, OMC has a strong focus on Health, Safety ,Security and Environment performance and this is a top priority in all its operations. OMC puts ?Safety First in Everything we do!?

OMC has a long term sales and marketing agreement with Helm AG, an international chemicals marketer based in Hamburg, Germany. Helm supplies methanol to customers across the globe.

For its logistics arrangements for the distribution of methanol by sea to its end consumers, OMC closely cooperates with SPI Marine, a ship broker which has its head office in Singapore and also operates locally in Suhar. As part of its contract shipping arrangements, OMC also has long term Time Charters for two vessels, the Gulf √Član and the Gulf Esprit.





Methanol is a key chemical intermediate and is becoming increasingly important in the fuels sectors. Downstream industrial products include formaldehyde, acetic acid, polyesters, acrylics and methylamines. In fuels, methanol is a feedstock for dimethyl ether (DME) and biodiesel, and is also blended directly into gasoline, while DME is blended into LPG. As a liquid under ambient conditions, methanol is relatively easy to store and transport.

The company is committed to the training and development of Omani nationals, coached by professionals with extensive experience in operating world scale plants. OMC places further emphasis on training of young Omanis either studying at or who have graduated from different Universities and Colleges of Higher Technologies in Oman, emphasising career development through technical capability, personal qualities and experience.

OMC is committed in promoting Omanisation in the company. OMC is actively sponsoring and participating in various events organized by educational Institutions in Oman.

OMC strive to achieve the highest Environmental performance standards possible and are continuously implementing improvements to ensure to maintain excellent environmental performance. OMC is ISO 14001 (Environmental Management System) accredited which ensures compliance with all national and international legislations and maintains the continual improvement. Also OMC achieved ISO 9001 (Quality Management System) and OHSAS 18001 (Occupational Health and Safety Management System).

OMC is a member of Gulf Petrochemicals & Chemicals Association (GPCA) and the Methanol Institute, both of  which serve their members with a variety of data & technical support and provides resources relevant to the petrochemicals and chemicals industry.

Contact Details:
Oman Methanol Company LLC
P.O. Box No: 474
Postal Code : 322
Falaj Al Qabail
Sultanate of Oman
Tel: +96826865800
Fax: +96826850540 / 541





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