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Petroleum Engineering Department Discussed the Shortages that the Kurdistan Region has in the Fields of Oil and Gas Man Skills

posted Jan 20, 2016, 10:54 AM by feng@koyauniversity.org   [ updated Jan 21, 2016, 1:39 AM ]
The Head of Petroleum Department attended a round table meeting in Dubai, UAE on 14th Jan. to discuss the shortages of skills that the Region has in the fields of oil and gas. The meeting was organized by British Council in Iraq and UAE. In the meeting that was attended by number of Kurdish and Iraqi Universities, Oil Institutes, representatives of Ministry of Natural Resources and the Ministry of Oil, the following points were discussed:
  • Education and training for the oil and gas sector.
  • Challenges to building an oil and gas workforce in the Kurdistan Region.
The meeting was run with partnership of Getenergy Intelligence from UK; this company is currently carrying a research work in this field. In addition they are hosting regular events for institutes and companies that are working in oil and gas fields.