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.”