Local UCO collection
Local use of fuel
We supply biofuels to different industries including logistics, shipping, and construction helping these sectors dramatically reduce their carbon footprint. Wakud collects local feedstock for conversion into biofuel for local consumption creating a sustainable circular economy.
Regional centre of excellence in biofuels
Our Oman biofuel plant is the largest and most technologically advanced biofuel facility in the GCC. We aim to be the centre of excellence for biofuels in the region facilitating circular economies and knowledge transfer.
Board and Management
Talal is an Omani clean-tech entrepreneur and a Board member of Wakud with over a decade of biofuel experience. In 2009, Talal co-founded an environmental consultancy focused on the collection of used cooking oil for conversion to biodiesel. Today, he is the CEO of 44.01, a business focused on decarbonising the world.
In 2003, James could see an emerging biofuels industry developing in the US, and founded Green Fuels. Since then, Green Fuels has won numerous awards and in 2013 was granted a Royal Warrant by HRH the Prince of Wales for its ongoing supply of sustainable biofuel to the Royal Family, for which James is the Royal Warrant holder. Today, the company has supplied bio-refineries on every continent (bar Antarctica). In 2015, James won Entrepreneur of the Year at the New Energy & Cleantech Awards in recognition for these achievements. James was invited to be an Unreasonable Impact fellow in 2017 and returned as an Alumni Mentor in 2018.
Maher Al Habsi
Maher has over 14 years’ experience in waste management and collections including used cooking oil. Maher also spear-headed an oil recycling project in the Sultanate. His real-life experience in value-adding to waste streams makes him the ideal operator for Wakud and the best person to grow the business in the region.