Saudi Petroleum Services Polytechnic launches oil refinery training program

The program will teach engineering skills in oil refining and petrochemicals. (AP)
Updated 12 February 2019
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Saudi Petroleum Services Polytechnic launches oil refinery training program

  • The program will teach engineering skills in oil refining and petrochemicals

JEDDAH: The Saudi Petroleum Services Polytechnic (SPSP) launched a training program for engineers on Monday, in cooperation with the French Institute of Petroleum.
The program will teach engineering skills in oil refining and petrochemicals, and is aimed at developing the Kingdom’s oil production capabilities. The Saudi Council of Engineers, Saudi Aramco Shell Refinery Co. and Saudi Aramco Total Petrochemical Co. will also contribute to the program.
SPSP, which has more than 10 years of experience as an internationally recognized leader in its field, will also build strategic partnerships with other leading energy firms in the region, so that the expertise on offer as part of the training program can be of wider benefit to the oil industry in Saudi Arabia.


Saudi Arabia’s King Abdullah Petroleum Studies and Research Center launches “Kingdom of Energy” podcast

Updated 24 May 2019
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Saudi Arabia’s King Abdullah Petroleum Studies and Research Center launches “Kingdom of Energy” podcast

  • The program targets decision makers, specialists and workers in the energy sectors

RIYADH: The King Abdullah Petroleum Studies and Research Center (KAPSARC) has inaugurated a podcast program, titled “Kingdom of Energy”, through which specialized researchers can talk about energy economics, policies, techniques and related environmental issues.

The podcast is an opportunity for people interested in the field of energy to listen to the opinions of specialists in the field, including workers or partners of the center, whether local or international cadres.

The program targets decision makers, specialists and workers in the energy sectors through a new platform on the center’s website, allowing visitors to listen to podcast episodes.

The program is working on producing “Kingdom of Energy” episodes on a regular basis. The first episode is now available on the website in English, and another series is to be produced in Arabic.

KAPSARC is a non-profit research center that conducts independent research into global energy economics, policies, techniques and related environmental studies. The center seeks to find solutions for the most-effective and productive use of energy to promote economic and social growth locally, regionally and internationally.