A powerful alliance
Sohar Aluminium was created through the alliance of three formidable shareholders: OQ Group (40%), Abu Dhabi National Energy Company PJSC – TAQA (a subsidiary of Abu Dhabi Water and Electricity Authority) (40%) and Rio Tinto Alcan (20%).
OQ Group (OQ)
OQ is a commercial entity owned in its entirety by the Government of Oman that actively pursues investment opportunities in the energy sector, both in Oman and abroad.
Abu Dhabi National Energy Company PJSC (TAQA)
TAQA was founded in 2005 with the objective of becoming a global leader in the energy sector. TAQA are 51% owned by Abu Dhabi Water and Electricity Authority (ADWEA) which is a government authority providing long-term stability for the company. TAQA has a workforce of 2,800 drawn from 41 nationalities working in thirteen markets across the world.
RIO TINTO (RT)
RTA is the Aluminium division of the multinational Rio Tinto Mining and metals group and are also the proprietors of our benchmark AP36 smelting technology - part of the secret behind our world-class operation.