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Weir to Deliver OPITO-Accredited Quals in Iraq

Weir Oil and Gas Approved to Deliver OPITO - Accredited Qualifications in Iraq Weir Oil & Gas has successfully achieved accreditation from OPITO, the global skills organization for the energy industry, to provide occupational training qualifications from the Weir Oil & Gas Centre of Manufacturing and Engineering Excellence in Southern Iraq. Weir Oil & Gas […]

Shell, OPITO Launch Iraq Training Centre

By John Lee. Shell and oil and gas training standards body, OPITO, have joined forces to ensure workers are trained to the globally recognised H2S standard. A corrosive and hazardous gas, also known as “sour gas”, hydrogen sulphide (H2S) occurs in the production of oil and gas fields which have a high content of this […]

First IMIST Training Facility Opens in Iraq

International learning and skills specialist Atlas has expanded the global footprint of facilities capable of delivering the groundbreaking new global training initiative IMIST for the oil and gas industry with the approval of the first centre in Iraq. The accreditation of the Al Delma facility in Basra City demonstrates Iraq’s commitment to developing its energy […]

OPITO Wins Iraqi Oil Training Contract

British training body OPITO has signed a landmark memorandum of understanding with the Iraq Ministry for Oil, Training and Development Directorate to help the war-torn country develop the skills and training necessary to enable exploitation of its hydrocarbon resources. With Iraq gearing up to produce 12 million barrels of oil per day, OPITO estimates they […]