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Oman – Our success and working in partnership


Providing and unrivalled service with a wealth of in-country technical experience, Orion Group along with their partner Shaleem Petroleum have been working across a variety of engineering projects in Oman on the southern Arabian Peninsula for the past decade.

Mark Donnison, Regional Director for the Middle East and Caspian commented, “We have been developing and growing our business in the Middle East for almost 20 years and being able to work with local companies employing local people is how we evaluate the success of our business to date. Having the staff and local knowledge is fundamental in maximising our delivery and service to our customers such as BP and Jacobs in Oman and this wouldn’t be possible if it weren’t for the fantastic Omani personnel we have on the ground.”

Shaleem Petroleum has been a partner with Orion Group for over 10 years (  and is a leading Omani owned Local Community Contracting Company delivering Well Maintenance and Workover Services. Since operations first started in the year 2000, Shaleem has delivered over 3,000 wells for Petroleum Development Oman (PDO). The organisation has been recognised for their professionalism and over the last few years have been awarded 3 Omanisation Excellence Awards.

Being partnered with a local and active technical company provides stability, safety and sustainability into all associated operations - Shaleem Petroleum is Nationally and Internationally accredited to British Standards: 9001, 14001, 18001 along with being a Member of the Oman Society of Petroleum Services and the International Association of Drilling Contractors.

Orion trade as Shaleem International LLC in Oman and below are the fully compliant services offers in-country:

- Manpower solutions for both Omani and Expatriate personnel (click here for current M.E. vacancies)
- Blue or white collar workforce logistics.
- Expatriate immigration.
- Work Permit and Visa provision.
- Full Omani payroll conformity.
- Accommodation sourcing and provision.
- Global mobility services.
- Local Oman insurance.
- Local Medical services.

For more information on our operations in Oman please email our Country Manager:

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