Knights MPR experts chosen to work with ARA Petroleum

Knights Media & Public Relations (Knights MPR) to guide, support and manage the ARA Petroleum brand globally.


We are delighted to confirm that Knights MPR, a leading strategic communications and public relations agency in the energy and maritime industries, has entered into a two-year contract with ARA Petroleum (ARA). This contract marks a major milestone for both Knights MPR and ARA, as it signifies a strategic partnership that will help to elevate ARA’s communication efforts and strengthen its brand position in the energy industry.

Knights MPR, renowned for its expertise in delivering tailored communication and public relations solutions, will collaborate closely with ARA’s executives and technical experts to develop and execute a comprehensive public relations and brand flaring strategy.

ARA Petroleum was formed in 2014 and is part of the wider Zubair Corporation, one of the oldest and most respected business groups from Oman that have broad interests across many sectors throughout the Middle East, Africa and beyond. Today the company is a dynamic member of the Exploration & Production (E&P) industry in Oman and operates as a full cycle E&P company which explores, appraises, develops, and produces oil and gas resources in Oman and internationally.

Knights MPR’s selection as ARA Petroleum’s strategic communications partner is proof of the team’s increasing track record in delivering a range of valuable activity across the full communications mix, and their deep understanding of the energy industry and upstream sector. With their extensive network of media contacts and their expertise in crafting compelling insights and brand awareness campaigns, Knights MPR will help ARA strengthen its market presence and effectively convey its vision to their local, national and international audiences. Knights MPR’s communications counsel will play a crucial role in supporting ARA Petroleum’s objectives, especially as they begin to embark on ambitious growth plans and expand their operations.

By combining their respective strengths, they aim to create a value-led communication framework that will enable ARA Petroleum to help to showcase how they are supporting an evolving energy landscape, fostering economic growth, and ensuring the sustainable development of natural resources to drive positive change.

The contract between ARA Petroleum and Knights MPR commenced in early 2024.