Muscat: An agreement was signed between Muscat Gases Company (MGC) and Oman Oil Marketing Company (OOMCO) to sell and refill cooking gas cylinders through LPG retail units at selected service stations.
"With 10 to 15 service stations planned for the first phase alone, it sets us well on our goal to be the integrated gas solution company of choice in the region,” said Imad Al Sabbagh, Chief Executive Officer of MGC.
OOMCO is aiming to be among the top five fuel marketers in the GCC by 2025, it maintains a network of 226 service stations located throughout all regions of the Sultanate.
The five-year partnership is the latest in a line of collaborations between MGC and OOMCO to secure and transform OOMCO service stations into integrated service hubs, and drive its customer satisfaction and growth while adding more value to the communities in which we operate and enhance the customer experience through convenient and quality products.
Contract of composite cylinder
Meanwhile, Muscat Gases Company (MGC) announced a contract with Amtrol-Alfa, the biggest manufacturer in the world, bringing the lightweight, eco-friendly Type IV LPG cylinder named Fourtis in the market which brings a significant impact on end user’s lives which makes MGC a pioneer in such new service in the GCC.
Fourtis is made of fully recyclable materials, which is highly valued in the industry as it saves on decommissioning costs and is terrific for the environment.
Fourtis is a lightweight (500 kg without valve), durable, the composite cylinder that is wrapped in a customisable, easy-to-clean polymeric jacket with an ergonomic handle. It is demountable, making reassembling easy, and has a lower maintenance cost than steel cylinders.
"We as Muscat Gas Team believe that the new lightweight composite cylinder will deliver the benefits to End-users are seeking in their day to day life and add to our portfolio of differentiated traditional steel and hybrid cylinders while it plays a significant role in an eco-friendly environment and conveniently available in all parts of Oman while ensuring the utmost safety in production and distribution," said Imad Al Sabbagh.
MGC announced being the sole distributor of 11kg cylinders vending machines in the Middle East which is providing and facilitating the premium service and will be served Oman.
The vending machine is an automated device that allows Consumers to replace and buy new 11kg cylinders all day long 24/7, enabling customers to do payments through a mobile phone or POS devices.
The machine has a feature of an image recognition system that allows verifying and confirming the status of the cylinder replaced.
This machine is available for leasing for big compounds or Smart Cities or sale for cylinder distributors in Oman or any other country in the Middle East.
MGC new installation company
Muscat Gases Company announced the establishment of the new commercial entity named Muscat Power Pioneers which builds a platform and infrastructure with the main purpose of bringing the value chain of the business to the market in terms of all kind of installation of gas and power without any limitation in weekends and official holidays.
Taking into consideration that the aforementioned establishment will bring an added value in terms of creating the job opportunities for the young Omani generation to support the Sultanate in implementing Omanisation progress and develop the future of the country with enthusiasm to maintain committed with short/long term agreements to enhance the commercial growth at the same timeframe of increasing the employment opportunities while serving the consumer and support them for the entire period of usage.