Petrofac on Tuesday said it has signed a five-year contract worth over $35 million with Kuwait Oil Company (KOC) to provide specialist technical training and competency development services.
The contract, effective immediately, will be undertaken within Kuwait by the Training Services team who form part of Petrofac’s Engineering & Production Services division, Petrofac said in a statement.
Petrofac will also support KOC in reviewing and updating its competency systems and will develop and deliver technical training programmes to enhance the capability of its operations and maintenance personnel.
Karim Osseiran, vice president, Training Services, Engineering & Production Services, East at Petrofac said: “This is a highly innovative, long-term project. A team of more than 30 training professionals and technical specialists from Petrofac will be embedded within KOC’s operations to deliver skills and competency-based learning and development services at the frontline of production operations.
“The award clearly demonstrates KOC’s commitment to its people and the importance it places on the development of competency and skills within its workforce.
Petrofac designs and builds oil and gas facilities; operates, maintains and manages facilities and trains personnel; enhances production; and, where it can leverage its service capability, develops and co-invests in upstream and infrastructure projects. Petrofac’s range of services meets its clients’ needs across the full life cycle of oil and gas assets.
With around 13,500 employees, Petrofac operates out of seven strategically located operational centres, in Aberdeen, Sharjah, Abu Dhabi, Woking, Chennai, Mumbai and Kuala Lumpur and has a further 24 offices worldwide.