Mohammed Al Barwani was bornon 1951 in Oman. Omani national Mohammed Al Barwani founded energy conglomerate MB Holding in 1982. From its start providing oil field services, it expanded to exploration and production of oil and gas. This remains the most valuable part of its business (the company also provides engineering services and mines for minerals). Barwani's five children are all active in MB Holding, which had 2013 revenues of $1.2 billion. He also runs Musstir, a real estate developer with stakes in several hotels in Oman. Al Barwani owns Dutch luxury yacht manufacturer Oceanco, which builds custom yachts up to 300 feet long; it recently acquired a Turkish shipyard to build smaller boats.
As of May 2016, Forbes estimated his net worth at US$1
Al Barwani received an honorary doctorate from Heriot-Watt University in 2010
Al Barwani founded MB Holding in 1982 to provide oilfield services
According to Bloomberg, Barwani has a "Bachelor of Science degree in Chemical Engineering from the University of Texas at Austin in 1981"
Mohamed bin Ali bin Mohamed Al Barwani (born 1951/1952) is an Omani billionaire businessman, the founder, owner and chairman of MB Holding, which operates in oil and gas exploration and production, oilfield services, engineering and mining