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  • 17/12/2018 Orpic honours long service employees

    Oman Oil Refineries and Petroleum Industries Company – Orpic organized its annual ceremony to honor long service employees at a gala ceremony in Suhar. The event was held this year under the auspices of Musab Abdullah AL Mahruqi, Group CEO and attended by the Integrated Leadership Team (ILT) along with Orpic management. The awards were handed to more than 290 employees who have completed 5, 10, 15, 20, 25, and 30 and 35 years of service in recognition to their contribution to the company`s successes.

    Nofal Al Saidi, GM, Human Resource Services, Orpic said, “We are honored to celebrate the 7th batch of long service awardees who have been in the company for 5 to 35 years, these employees were the cornerstone of Orpic and contributed to the success it enjoys today. " Al Saidi further explained, “Our aim is that each employee at Orpic is capable to contribute fully and effectively in the company`s growth."

    It is worth mentioning that Orpic invested heavily in training and qualifying a number of Omani employees who have been chosen to be trained and nurtured as Orpic’s future leaders. All the programs and initiatives contribute towards providing a safe environment for Orpic employees to develop their skills and reach their best potential towards achieving a globally competitive, downstream business that Oman is proud of.

  • 28/11/2018 Orpic sends 48 students to attend GPCA Forum

    Oman Oil Refineries and Petroleum Industries - Orpic awarded full scholarship opportunities to 48 students from different universities and colleges across the Sultanate to attend the 13th Annual Gulf Petrochemicals and Chemicals Association (GPCA) Forum which is currently held in Dubai between 26-28 November, 2018 in Dubai.

    The full scholarships are fully sponsored and funded by Orpic as part of its celebrations of the 48th National Day driven by its value to serve Oman and Customers with pride.The students will attend Annual Gulf Petrochemicals and Chemicals Association (GPCA) Forum ‘Leaders of Tomorrow’ programme – a platform that provides university and college students` engagement and learning opportunities in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) fields in order to have hands on knowledge and experience with the industry`s experts and business leaders.

    It is worth mentioning that the forum covers topics, panel discussions and seminars with speakers and experts in petrochemical and chemicals from around the world showcasing the latest insights, experiences and innovations.

  • 27/11/2018 Orpic participates at the 13th Annual GPCA Forum

    Oman Oil Refineries and Petroleum Industries - Orpic participated at the 13th Annual Gulf Petrochemicals and Chemicals Association (GPCA) Forum, which is currently taking place from 26th -28th November 2018 in Dubai. The forum focuses this year on “Executing transformation and investing in growth". The flagship event in the global industry brings together thought leadership, strategic partnership and provides a platform to showcase the latest developments and innovations in the petrochemicals and chemicals industry in the Gulf region.

    Represented by its Polymer Marketing division, Orpic showcased its latest polymer products and solutions at the forum’s exhibition, which provides an ideal platform for Orpic to connect with its customers, exchange expertise and identify new potential markets and customers. Ahmed bin Saleh Al Jahdhami, Orpic’s CEO, said, “GPCA annual forum is an important event for Orpic to take part at; given its strategic importance to connect business leaders and petrochemical manufactures under one roof. We are keen to demonstrate our commitment to win customer preference over competition and to present our polypropylene and polyethylene solutions to the world`.

    Gilles Rochas, General Manager, Polymer Marketing, Orpic says on this occasion:
    “It is exciting for Orpic to be present at major international petrochemicals exhibitions such as GPCA because it is an ideal platform to engage with customers, stakeholders, exchange expertise and explore new potential markets. Our participation today at GPCA will further enhance Orpic’s image and our Luban product visibility to support Orpic’s 2020 capacity expansion to 1.5 million tons of Polypropylene and Polyethylene”

    Orpic booth at GPCA showcases a wide range of plastic solutions which address global challenges such food protection, climate change, energy conservation, infrastructure, healthcare and waste management.

    It is worth mentioning that upon the commissioning Orpic`s Liwa Plastics Industries Complex (LPIC) in 2020, the plastics production is forecast to have increased by more than 1 million tonnes, giving Orpic a total of 1.5 million tonnes of polyethylene and polypropylene production. The project will expand Orpic’s product mix, double company profit, create new business opportunities, generate significant employment opportunities and support the development of a downstream plastics industry in Oman.

    It is worth mentioning that the forum covers topics, panel discussions and seminars with speakers and experts in petrochemical and chemicals from around the world who share insights, experiences and innovations.

  • 19/11/2018 OCC and Orpic appoint new group CEO

  • 18/11/2018 Orpic concludes certification course for its employees

    Oman Oil Refineries and Petroleum Industries Company - Orpic recently concluded a certified training program on change management in collaboration with Prosci, a leading change management organization in the United States.

    In a span of three days, twenty one employees attended this certification course from different functions across Orpic to play a key role as accredited champions and practitioners of change management in Orpic within various projects and activities. The program helps leaders to manage people side of change during the implementation stages of major projects and initiatives with an in-depth focus on the understanding of all parties in the circle of change and its impact and eventually drive the overall success of the project.

    This certification model is driven by Orpic`s vision to be a globally competitive business that Oman is proud of and is in line with the local and global expansion carried out by Orpic through its strategic growth projects which are set to generate significant business opportunities in Oman.

    It is worth to mention that Prosci is a recognized methodology in change management which help participants implementing projects more effectively.