Methanol production, Oman

The Oman Methanol Company LLC (OMC) was formed in 2004 as a joint venture between Methanol Holdings International Limited (MHIL) - a Proman affiliate - and Oman Methanol Holding Company LLC.

The OMC plant is located in the Sohar Port complex on the Gulf of Oman with access to global markets by sea. The methanol plant began operation in December 2007 and currently produces more than 3,000 metric tons of methanol per day.

The sales and marketing of OMC products is managed by Helm AG. OMC also has long-term time-charters for two vessels, the Gulf Elan and the Gulf Esprit.

Oman Proman

Nominal annual capacity [metric tons]
1,050,000
OMC

Technology
Johnson Matthey PLC
OMC

Year fully commissioned
2007
OMC