Why MDO?

Being the major arm in developing the mining sector in the Sultanate, MDO is responsible for delivering the strategic objectives stipulated in Oman Vision 2040 by closely collaborating with the Ministry of Energy & Minerals and other government entities to explore and evaluate the various opportunities that maximize the potential of the Sultanate’s mining industry.

  • MDO has a strong shareholder base supported by the Government of Oman to develop the mining sector, as the company is a partnership between Oman Investment Authority and Oman National Investments Development Company (Tanmia).
  • MDO is investing in concession areas of about 21.955 sq.km close to logistic infrastructures, sources of energy, and vibrant ports.
  • MDO has strong technical background and data in the geology of Oman, known for its richness and diversity. MDO harnesses full potential in exploration activities utilizing the latest technologies to conduct geological studies to further understand minerals and resources distribution.
  • MDO is proud to have a team of highly qualified experts with various backgrounds including exploration, mining, geology, engineering, financial, and technical disciplines. MDO is also committed to developing local capabilities that will guide the growth of this promising sector.

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