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History

Muscat Gases Company SAOG was established as Manufacturing Company for Industrial and Cooking Gases in the year 1983 in Muscat as the first LPG company in the Sultanate.

An Innovative Marketing Idea! A Raffle car on display for a lucky gas customer.

1983

Muscat Gases Company SAOG was established as Manufacturing Company for Industrial and Cooking Gases in the year 1983 in Muscat as the first LPG company in the Sultanate.

An Innovative Marketing Idea! A Raffle car on display for a lucky gas customer.

1984

Bought the first land in Al-Rusayl to establish the first LPG Filling Station.

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1985

Founded as Naseeb Shanfari Industrial Gases LLC in the Sultanate of Oman.

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1986

Acquired a new fleet of 1 Prime Mover and 1 Tanker for LPG Transportation.


Established the first LPG refilling station in Rusayl.

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1987

Increased the fleet by additional 1 Prime Mover, 1 Tanker and 3 Trailers.

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1989

Muscat Gases Company SAOG (MGC) was launched as IPO and became a Publicly Listed Company.

The company was listed in the Muscat Securities Market under the name of Manufacturing Company for Industrial and Cooking Gases.

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1991

The first state of the art LPG filling plant of the company is established at Rusayl, Oman.

The story of Muscat Gases’ journey started with this Renault Gas Tanker in 1991! The beginning of a new era!.

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1992

MGC invested in the trading of LPG and industrial gases to become the strongest player in its field.

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1994

MGC expanded its scale of operations with capacity expansion of LPG business by increasing the fleet strength by adding 2 LPG tankers (23MT).

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1995

MGC expanded its scale of operations with capacity expansion of LPG business by increasing the fleet strength by adding 3 Bobtail (8MT).

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1996

MGC expanded its scale of operations with capacity expansion of LPG business by increasing the fleet strength by adding 6 Trailers.

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1998

MGC expanded its scale of operations with capacity expansion of LPG business by increasing the fleet strength by adding 6 LPG tankers (23MT).

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2000

Muscat Manufacturing Company for Industrial and Cooking Gases Rebranded as Muscat Gases Company.

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2001

MGC launched a new product MGAP “odor gas filter system was installed for the purpose of use as detergents and air fresheners.

MGC established a new LPG filling plant in Sur due to the increase in LPG demand.

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2002

MGC established a new LPG filling plant in Musanah due to the increase in LPG demand.

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2004

MGC established a new LPG filling plant in Izki due to the increase in LPG demand.

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2005

MGC has increased the LPG Quota to 6,000 MT monthly, bulk sales and cylinder distribution which led to increase the transportation and logistics work and that led to an increase in the fleet strength by adding new 6 new Prime Movers, 4 Tankers and 1 Trailer.

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2006

MGC Increased its fleet by adding additional 3 pickups.

Import propane and Helium from KSA.

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2007

MGC has expanded with large fleet of 13 LPG tankers, 20 Prime Mover, 7 Trailers and 1 Bobtail for inbound and outbound logistics to transport around 70,000 MT per annum of LPG from various locations in Oman and UAE which translates to nearly 200 MT of LPG per day.

Export propane to Qatar.

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2008

MGC Increased its fleet by adding additional Bus for the transportation of its employees.

Export propane to Al-Kuwait.

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2009

MGC increased its services by exporting LPG from Oman and Sohar Refinery to new customers in UAE.

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2010

MGC established a new LPG filling plant in Wadi Kabir due to the increase in LPG demand.

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2011

MGC increased its services by supplying propane to various customers.

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2013

MGC established a new Nitrogen filling plant in Sohar due to the increase in LPG demand.

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2015

MGC upgraded its order gas filtering system by adding additional 8 filter units.

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2017

Restructured of the LPG and Industrial gases division.

Industrial Gases Division is now owned by Air Products a wholly owned subsidiary of US based Air Products and Chemicals while Muscat Gases Company owns and operates the LPG business.

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2018

Recruited a New CEO, Mr. Imad Sabbagh with more than 25 years of experience in Management and sales in multiple fields, mainly Gas Distribution.

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2019

Inaugurated the new Head Office in Al-Azaiba.

Established new branch in Ibri for LPG export after getting awarded the Daleel project.

MGC increased the fleet strength with total of 23 LPG tankers, 28 Prime mover, 7 Trailers and 3 Bobtails to utilize the new Quota of 8,500 MT monthly for local market and exporting 4,000 MT monthly from Daleel field to UAE customers.

Redesigned MGC Brand.

Rusayl industrial area has been registered by Intertek as conforming to the requirements of ISO 45001:2018.

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2020

Established new Muscat Gas website.

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