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20
Dec 2015
MDT Collaborates with Oil & Gas Trade Body OPAL in Oman

MDT International have extended their reach in Oman with another important partnership. Oman Society for Petroleum Services (OPAL) is the first oil & gas industry body to be officially approved by the Sultanate of Oman.

OPAL aims to provide a single umbrella body to agree and promote standards of work competence and professionalism, with the vision of raising the standards of the Oman Petroleum Industry to become world class, internationally competitive, and optimize industries resources.

Beginning in 2016, MDT International have agreed an important collaboration which will see OPAL member companies and their staff taking advantage of a range of commercial and financial training delivered in Muscat. The training will be delivered by MDT’s highly experienced instructors via an open/public course bases exclusively for OPAL member company staff.

Renowned experts in Oil & Gas commercial training with a particular specialism in Finance, Audit, Economics, Contracts and Management courses MDT International are very much looking forward to extending our training activity in Oman which has been specially designed for the local market and operational activity in the region.

The first courses to be run are:

Cost Efficiency & Budgeting in the Oil & Gas Industry 27th-28th March 2016

Petroleum Project Economics & Risk Management 29th-31st March 2016

OPAL’s Chief Executive Mr Musallam Mandhry (pictured above) said ‘we are delighted to be working with MDT International who bring decades of global experience to enhance the skills of our Omani workforce. This partnership is another example of our drive to increase standards of work competence and professionalism, with the vision of raising the standards of the Oman Petroleum Industry to become world class, internationally competitive, and optimise industry resources.’

MDT International’s Managing Director Mr Drew Leitch said ‘we are passionate about commercial skills transfer and Omani localisation. This new partnership will allow us to take the next step in enhancing local oil & gas professional’s knowledge throughout the industry. We are pleased to offer these globally accredited courses in Muscat and look forward to assisting OPAL and the wider industry for years to come’