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  • 21/03/2017 Orpic: a Gold Sponsor of 4th Oman Plast 2017

    Oman Oil Refineries and Petroleum Industries Company - Orpic gold sponsored and participated at the 4th International Plastics, Rubber, Petrochemicals, Printing and Packaging Industry Exhibition; OmanPlast 2017’ which took place at the Oman Convention and Exhibition Centre, Muscat. The exhibition attracted a large number of local and international plastics convertors, machinery manufactures and end-users. The 4th OmanPlast 2017 was opened under the patronage of Hilal bin Hamad Al Hasani, CEO, Public Establishment for Industrial Estates (PEIE), the exhibition which had more than 100 exhibitors provided excellent trade and business opportunities to both exhibitors and visitors.

    Gilles Rochas, GM – Polymer Marketing, Orpic, stated: “By taking part at the 4th OmanPlast 2017, we are supporting the local and international plastics industry to unlock the new business opportunities and further cooperation within Oman. We are delighted to have participated in this event and explored with our customers the latest trends in the plastics industry”.

    At the 4th OmanPlast, visitors were introduced to the latest technology and machinery for plastics processing. It also offered a platform in which experts from the industry met and exchanged ideas on latest developments.

  • 13/03/2017 Orpic participates in Career and Training Opportunities Fair 2017

    Oman Oil Refineries and Petroleum Industries - Orpic takes part at the Career and Training Opportunities Fair which is currently underway at the Sulatan Qaboos University (SQU), Grand Hall and is held between the period of 14th – 16th March 2017. The opening ceremony was held under the auspicious of H.E. H.E. Engineer Mohsin bin Mohammed bin Ali Al Shaikh, Chairman of Muscat Municipality and in the presence of a number of government officials and representatives from the private sector.

    Trained around 249 students from different universities and colleges with Technical and non-technical specialization last year, Orpic’s participation in the Career and Training Opportunities Fair 2017 comes to support and develop young Omanis to take on leadership roles and contribute to the Sultanate’s success. Through the fair, Orpic will be targeting university and college graduates and will also offer internship opportunities to fresh graduates.

    Recently, Orpic celebrated the graduation of 197 Omani trainees at a gala ceremony in Suhar. These graduates are part of Orpic’s comprehensive training programme which Orpic undertakes on a yearly basis. The students graduated under different disciplines such as Bachelor’s Degree, Instrument Engineers, Electrical Engineers, Mechanical Engineers, Chemical Engineers, Engineering; Internal Audit, Procurement, Engineering (Diploma holders); Field operators, Instrument technicians, Electrical technicians, Mechanical technicians, Document controllers, HSE analysts, etc.

    Speaking on the occasion Nofal Al Saidi, GM – Human Resource Services, Orpic, stated, “Orpic has an ambitious plan to expand its business through its investments in Suhar Refinery Improvement Project, Liwa Plastics Industries Complex, Muscat Suhar Product Pipeline with a total cost of approximately USD 9bn which will be commissioned over a couple of years. This means that our need for both new and skilled manpower will increase tremendously. As part of our commitment to support the national drive, we will be training and developing young Omanis to take on various roles. Their development will also be supported by mentors and function heads who will actively seek to nurture and guide these young minds into a bright future whilst bringing the potential of our people alive.”

  • 08/03/2017 Oman and Italy Business Forum 2017 kicked off

    Driven by one of its core values to serve Oman with pride, Oman Oil Refineries and Petroleum Industries Company - Orpic’s has tied up with the Italian-based Tecnimont Company and other government entities from both the Sultanate of Oman and Italy to organize the first of its kind Oman and Italy Business Forum 2017.

    The one day forum was held in the presence of H.E. Dr. Ali bin Masoud al Sunaidy, Minister of Commerce and Industry and H.E. Hon. Ivan Scalfarotto, Italian Deputy Minister of Economic Development, International Trade & Investment Attraction who is currently leading a delegation of more than 80 Italian companies in the fields of Oil & Gas, Infrastructure, Logistics and Renewable Energies.

    The Oman Italy Business Forum 2017 aims at creating an open platform for Italian and Omani companies in different sectors such as Oil and Gas as well as construction to share expertise, knowledge and know-how in creating joint venture concept among local suppliers. In addition, The Forum offers insights and data of current and future potential opportunities for Italian and Omani companies to work together. Additionally, the event gives a great exposure to Omani Small and Medium Enterprises’ (SMEs) to improve their business capabilities through a designed technical program with Italian firms.

    The Forum also features the Engineering, Procurement and Construction (EPC2) package currently under the Italian-based company Tecnimont for the Liwa Plastic Industries Complex project (LPIC). This giant project has opened the doors to benefit from the Italian expertise in local suppliers business development, investment as well as Research and Development.

    It’s worth mentioning that this Business Forum marks the third ICV initiative by Orpic to share business opportunities with Omani local suppliers and SMEs.

  • 27/02/2017 Orpic supports Waste Free Environment Campaign

    As part of its value to put Safety and the Environment first, Orpic began its Waste Free Environment (WFE) Campaign yesterday in the Wilayate of Al Suwaiq, north Al Batinah governorate. WFE promotes recycling and encourages a more responsible attitude toward litter disposal and the need for the community to respond to environmental issues. Each clean-up has a strong educational component and stresses how we can give waste, in particular plastics, a useful second life. The WFE campaign is organized for the fourth time in the Sultanate and is held from the period of 26th to 28th February, 2017.

    Orpic employees, together with members of the local community, including school children, gathered in unity to clean three villages in the Al Suwaiq region and learn more about the importance of eco-efficient waste management. This Year, Orpic provides a unique opportunity for children to present their environmental projects, inspire each other with their environmental work, become active environmental citizens.

    “A long with WFE campaign, such initiatives represent a great importance to Orpic in order to drive environmental awareness among the society due to the ancient human-environment relationship in every aspect of our daily life. Hence, it is vital that individuals and particularly school students realize the need to recycle and learn more about ways to better recycle environmental waste. This will contribute to solve many issues our environment is facing”. Says Dr. Hilal Al Hinai, General Manager Corporate Support Services, Orpic.

    It is worth mentioning that the Waste Free Environment day is an initiative of the Gulf Petrochemicals and Chemicals Association (GPCA). The campaign could manage Last year to collect over 647.619 tons of waste by more than 700 volunteers across the region.