DAI in Oman

DAI’s office in Oman was established in November 2018 as a point of entry to expand its services in the Gulf region. Since inception it has focused on the objectives of Oman Vision 2040, particularly on promoting a competitive economy that is productive and diversified, driven by an innovative private sector, and achieving sustainable development for the country.



Oman—Corporate Social Investment Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, and Mathematics (CSR STEAM) Program

DAI’s Sustainable Business Group designed and implemented a flagship social investment initiative for a large Omani conglomerate.

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Oman—In-Country Value Industrial Baseline Study

DAI’s Sustainable Business Group (SBG) created an in-country value (ICV) demand and supply analysis for an oil and gas project in Oman using both qualitative and quantitative analyses.

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Oman—In-Country Value Study

In 2019 DAI’s Sustainable Business Group (SBG) conducted a five-month in-country value (ICV) assessment to inform an international oil and gas company’s early-stage planning for their proposed petrochemical plant in Oman.

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Oman—National Cross-Sector ICV Strategy

DAI’s Sustainable Business Group (SBG) led Petroleum Development Oman’s (PDO) effort to develop a National Cross-Sector ICV Strategy.

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Oman—Corporate Social Investment Benchmarking Study

DAI’s Sustainable Business Group (SBG) completed a rapid desktop benchmarking study comparing social investment spend and initiatives across seven major oil and gas companies in Oman.

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DAI-Designed and Implemented CSR Education Program Wins Three Innovation Awards in Oman

The Stemazone initiative for Omani youth, funded by Khimji Ramdas Eshraqa and designed and implemented by DAI, was a big winner at this month’s Future Skills and Human Resources Development Conference 2021 in Muscat, Oman. The Arabian Research Bureau ARB/OITE presented awards to Eshraqa—the social development arm of Omani conglomerate Khimji Ramdas—in three categories: “Future Technology,” “Robotics,” and “Best of the Best.”

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PDO Selects DAI to Develop First Phase of Multisector In-Country Value Strategy for Oman

DAI and Petroleum Development Oman (PDO) are delighted to announce that PDO has awarded a contract to DAI to conduct the first phase of a study that will establish a comprehensive “in-country value” (ICV) strategy for Oman, encompassing sectors beyond the traditional ICV arena of oil and gas.

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