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3rd Starch World Middle East

18-19 Sep, 2018 - Dubai

Grand Millennium Dubai

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Oman opens 9,000 TPA starch factory to meet oil well drilling needs

Posted on : 15 Aug, 2018

Oman has commenced operations at a $13 million (OMR4.9m) starch manufacturing factory - located at its Sohar industrial zone.
With an annual  production capacity of over 9,000 tonnes (t) of starch, the factory is spread across 14,000m².
The starch produced at the facility will be used for oil well drilling in Oman - reducing Oman’s dependency on imported products used to support its critical oil industry.
It is the only factory in Oman producing starch for oil drilling purposes. The chairman of the board of directors at Gulf Starch Plant, Khalid bin Mohammed al-Salihi says that the new factory has supply contracts with Omani companies.
Oman is  diversifying its economy by building manufacturing capabilities. Oman Food Investment Holding Company also plans to build a $100m (OMR34.4m) soya production facility that would start producing fodder and soya beans by the end of 2019.
Find out more about the Oman Gulf Starch Project Update from Mr. Khalid M. Salhi, General Manager, Local Line L.L.C( Oman) at CMT’s 3rd Starch World Middle East on 18-19 September, 2018 in Dubai
For more information about the event, contact Ms. Huiyan Fu at huiyan@cmtsp.com.sg or call +65 6346 9113.

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Food & Beverage production including confectioneries, sweets, snacks, also other industrial companies that uses starch & starch derivatives – textiles, paper coatings, pharmaceutical industries; Starch producers, companies in the sweeteners and ingredients business, Companies involved Agriculture / Cereal Crops, Companies supplying fermentation technologies, Enzymes Suppliers, grains suppliers and traders, financial institutions, Ethanol Producers, animal feed companies, Equipment & Technology suppliers.

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