London, UK,
12
November
2015
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08:00
Europe/London

Amec Foster Wheeler partners the Institut Teknologi Brunei to deliver Oil & Gas training programme

Summary
  • 100 Brunei undergraduates complete programme
  • Programme bridges the gap between academic knowledge and industrial knowledge at university level

Amec Foster Wheeler announces today the successful completion of its second annual ITB-Amec Foster Wheeler Oil & Gas Training Programme in Brunei. The programme is a collaborative initiative developed under the Memorandum of Understanding signed between the Institut Teknologi Brunei (ITB) and Amec Foster Wheeler in November 2013.

100 third and fourth year under-graduates from the Faculty of Engineering, School of Business, and School of Computing and Informatics, completed the programme which was delivered by Amec Foster Wheeler’s Oil & Gas industry experts.

Designed to bridge the gap between academic knowledge and industrial knowledge at university level, the programme provides an overview of contemporary industry practices and comprises six customised modules in engineering, project finance, procurement and contracting, project control, quality assurance and control, and project management.

ITB Vice-Chancellor Associate Professor, Dr Hjh Zohrah Hj Sulaiman, presented the certificates to students at a ceremony in Brunei attended by senior Amec Foster Wheeler and ITB representatives.

​Roberto Penno, Group President of Amec Foster Wheeler’s Asia Pacific, Middle East, Africa and Southern Europe business
We have a long-standing partnership with the Institut Teknologi Brunei and I’m pleased to say this is the second successful training programme we have delivered together. We are delighted to be able to apply our expertise to support the development of people in Brunei in the oil and gas industry and look forward to delivering future programmes in the country.
​Roberto Penno, Group President of Amec Foster Wheeler’s Asia Pacific, Middle East, Africa and Southern Europe business
Notes to editors

Amec Foster Wheeler (www.amecfw.com) designs, delivers and maintains strategic and complex assets for its customers across the global energy and related sectors.

 

With pro-forma 2014 annualised scope revenues of £5.5 billion and over 40,000 people in more than 55 countries, the company operates across the whole of the oil and gas industry – from production through to refining, processing and distribution of derivative products – and in the mining, clean energy, power generation, pharma, environment and infrastructure markets.

 

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