Orpic celebrates Omani trainees` Graduation of Batch 7 and Welcoming of Batch 8 Back to News Page

Oman Oil Refineries and Petroleum Industries - Orpic celebrated the Batch 7 Graduation of 147 trainees and the Batch 8 Welcoming of 114 trainees.

The annual graduation event was held this year under the auspices of H.E. Dr.Yahya bin Mahfoodh Al-Manthri Chairman of State Council and attended by their Excellences the Walis of Suahr and Liwa, their Excellences representatives of the State Council and Al Shura Council, CEO of Orpic and community leaders at a gala ceremony in Suhar.

As many as 1005 Omani trainees have been part of Orpic`s Trainees Development Program over the past seven years enrolled across different disciplines such as mechanical, electrical & instrument engineers, HSE fire fighters, process operators and engineers. Whom are fully equipped to form Orpic’s first taskforce cell, working in one of the company’s major growth project, the Muscat Suhar Product Pipeline & Al Jefnain Terminal ,Sohar Refinery Improvement Project, Liwa Plastic Industries project ( LPIC).

Speaking about the occasion, H.E. Dr.Yahya bin Mahfoodh Al-Manthri Chairman of State Council said: “I am proud of being part of this celebration and witnessing another batch of talend youth join the workforce at Orpic. The training of young Omani youth is crucial for the current market challenges which will pave the way towards strong, sustainable and balanced growth to Orpic and the national economy.”

Ahmed bin Saleh Al Jahdhami, Orpic’s CEO, said, “We are endeavoring, through Orpic program to develop trainees` abilities, to create an advanced work environment in both practical and educational fields, enabling our employees to sharpen their skills and improve their talents".

Al Jahdhami further explained that " This program is the first step to provide trainee with their needed knowledge and encourage them to be independent to launch their own effort to attain success which cannot be gained without sincere working and seizing the available opportunities provided by the company". He added.

The Orpic Trainee Development Program was established in 2011 to cater to the needs of Orpic`s expansion plans. Providing a state of the art training facility and curricula, the program is tailored for an intense six months classroom training followed by another six months of on-the-job training where trainees are given the chance to experience and practice the real working life situations in Orpic’s operations and activities, enabling them to apply acquired knowledge and sharpen their skills.