Since the initiation of Microbial Enhanced Oil Recovery (MEOR) biotechnology for the crude oil in 2007 in Sultan Qaboos University (SQU), many MEOR technologies have been successfully established.
Davos, a sleepy town in the Swiss Alps is in the limelight twice a year for two of the most prestigious conferences. One being the World Economic Forum and the other AO Foundation’s Davos Courses – a global medical forum.
A passionate team armed with lyrics that radiate nothing but phrases of revolution, pain, the unbreakable human spirit and ambition can be heard performing at various restaurants and social gatherings in the sultanate.
Enter a US supermarket and the dilemma is all-too common: Will what I buy be healthy? Fattening? A substitute? That’s when many wish they had a specialist at their side.
Recently, at a small all-Filipino expats’ dinner in Ibra, Oman, I ran into Ahmed, a former student from a college I worked for some four years back. I vaguely remembered the guy; he never struck me as someone special.
Opera is a pure art form. That’s what Italian baritone Simone Alberghini, who was recently in Muscat to perform Don Giovanni, thinks. There are no cameras or microphones.
Onlookers are naturally curious when a young man sets camp outside McDonalds in Qurm, for that is hardly a place one chooses to camp at. John Malissard is travelling the world on his bike, a BMW X Challenge 650 and Oman happens to be one of the destinations in the Middle East for the young chap.
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