Muscat, Dr. Ali bin Masoud al-Sunaidi, Minister of Commerce and Industry issued a ministerial decision No 122/2018 considering 3 foreign standards as mandatory Omani standard.

The specifications specified at the decision include the ASTM D 648-16 related to industrial furnaces fuel made of used engine oils, the standard ASTM D 6823-08 (2013) related to the commercial furnaces made of used engine oils and the Standard ASTM D 396-15 related to fuel oil.

The standards aim at developing the requirements for fuel oil and regularizing the handling of used oil as furnaces and protecting the environment.

Source: Oman News Agency