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Shell-Intilaaqah Oman recently signed a memorandum of understanding with Haya Water to support entrepreneurs in Oman
Small, bespectacled, somewhat shy and with a smile that can light up a stadium, 5th Grader Adil Aziz dreams of playing for FC Barcelona when he grows up. Adil is one of 1000 Omani school children mentored by the Shell Development Oman and FC Barcelona Foundation FutbolNet Programme. And, admirable though Adil’s aspirations are, the goal of FutbolNet is not to create professional footballers for the future but something much more ambitious and socially relevant.
Shell Development Oman (SDO) recently held a signing ceremony at its office in Mina al Fahal for two new social investment contracts worth 350,000 USD. The contracts were signed by Chris Breeze, Shell’s Country Chairman in Oman, Irshad Al-Lawati, CEO of the Oman Association for Petroleum Services (OPAL), Khalid M. Asad, Managing Director of the Technical & Administrative Training Institute (TATI), and Lawrence Alva, CEO of the National Training Institute (NTI).
Shell recently signed a contribution agreement with the German University of Technology in Oman (GUtech) that will help the university in its efforts to compete in Shell’s upcoming Eco-Marathon challenge, scheduled to take place in Manila, the Philippines, in early 2015.
Facilitated by the Oman Economic Review (OER), the event provided a forum for discussion about in-country value (ICV) in Oman.
Shell-Intilaaqah Oman held the first in a series of scheduled graduation ceremonies for the Omani entrepreneurs who recently completed Intilaaqah’s Entrepreneurial Development Programme (IEDP). Further ceremonies are expected to be held in Sur, Nizwa, Sohar, and Salalah throughout May and June.
Shell recently participated in the 9th Annual Asset Integrity Management Summit held in Muscat providing a forum for discussions and workshops about how best to protect people and facilities in high risk environments.
On March 29th 2014, Shell Development Oman (SDO) switched off all nonessential lighting in a bid to support the global initiative “Earth Hour.”
This year’s Oil & Gas West Asia (OGWA) exhibition and Enhanced Oil Recovery (EOR) conference, held in Muscat, Oman, further raised Shell’s profile as a leader of EOR technology and as a company committed to the communities in which it operates.