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.