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  • 9 July 2018

    OPITO will recognize the leaders in safety training and skills development within the oil and gas sector at this year’s OPITO Global Awards.

  • 29 September 2015
    Business & Finance

    OPITO has revealed the shortlist of finalists for its Annual Global Oil and Gas Workforce Safety Awards. McDermott in Dubai, INSTEP/PETRONAS in Malaysia and OSRL in the UK are vying for the Employer of the Year title. The winners will be announced at the OPITO Safety and Competency Conference (OSCC) on Tuesday 3rd November 2015 at […]

  • 7 October 2013

    The shortlist of six finalists for OPITO’s annual global oil and gas workforce safety awards has been announced. SBM, Stork Technical Services and Total ABK Academy are competing for the Employer of the year title while IFAP, MSTS/Falck Safety Services Malaysia and PT Samson Tiara have made the final three in the Training Providers category of […]

  • 19 November 2013

      OPITO is heightening its campaign for common global training standards across the oil and gas industry to dramatically improve safety with the launch of a short film.   https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TJkXuysJAM4&feature=player_embedded Following its world premiere at the OPITO Safety and Competence Conference in Abu Dhabi today, the short film is being sent out via email and […]

  • 19 January 2017
    Business & Finance

    Oil and gas skills and workforce development organization OPITO has confirmed that its CEO David Doig suffered a heart attack on December 31 and later passed away in Kirkcaldy at the age of 57. John Taylor, chairman of OPITO, said in Tuesday’s statement: “David was a vocal champion of OPITO, a much-respected industry leader, a firm […]

  • 28 January 2016

    An oil and gas industry skills and workforce development body, Opito, has appointed Graham Gall a new managing director. The organization said Gall would lead “the continued growth of its rapidly expanding international business.” Formerly the ‎managing director of Falck Safety Services in Brazil, Gall has almost 25 years of experience in the oil and gas and aviation […]

  • 28 January 2016
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Research & Development

    An oil and gas industry skills and workforce development body, OPITO, has appointed Graham Gall as new managing director to lead its international business. Gall is a former managing director of Falck Safety Services in Brazil. Prior to joining Falck, he was also standards and approvals director for OPITO’s North Sea business. Based in Dubai, he takes […]

  • 29 September 2015

    OPITO on Tuesday revealed the shortlist of finalists for its Annual Global Oil and Gas Workforce Safety Awards. According to OPITO, the contenders for the Employer of the Year title are INSTEP/PETRONAS in Malaysia, OSRL in the UK and McDermott in Dubai, while Megamas Brunei, Petrofac Training Services and PT Samson Tiara in Indonesia have made […]

  • 6 July 2016

    Nigerian government officials and representatives from the country’s oil and gas sector have joined forces in Lagos on OPITO’s one-day seminar to discuss how to make the country’s energy sector a safer place to work. Over 70 attendees heard from speakers including Onyebuchi Sibeudu, head of safety and environment at the Nigerian government’s Department of […]

  • 11 March 2013
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    OPITO International, founded in 2009 to lead the drive for common global oil and gas safety training standards, has seen its business completely transformed in the last year. The overseas arm of the industry’s skills and training body has become the trusted adviser to Governments, international and national oil companies in their quest to develop […]

  • 31 July 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment

    With 2.3 million passengers travelling to work on offshore installations by helicopter in the Gulf of Mexico every year, OPITO is making sure every worker has the necessary training to get to work and return home safely every trip. The oil and gas industry’s training standards body has set new and higher standards for Tropical […]

  • 17 November 2016

    Oil and gas skills and workforce development organisation OPITO has today (17th November) revealed the winners of the Safety and Competency Awards 2016. According to OPITO, the awards celebrate companies across the globe which best demonstrate a commitment to building a safe and competent oil and gas workforce through OPITO safety and training standards, which […]

  • 20 April 2015

    International oil and gas skills organisation, OPITO has expanded its global footprint of accredited training providers with the approval of the first company in China. According to OPITO, north and south China has seen a significant rise in oil and gas activity in recent years with a growing workforce engaged in the country’s burgeoning energy […]

  • 27 July 2015

    OPITO has called for nominations for its sixth OPITO Safety and Competency Awards (2015), for employers and training providers working to achieve the OPITO safety standards in the oil and gas industry. The accolades will be presented at the OPITO Safety and Competency Conference (OSCC) held at the Dusit Thani Hotel, Abu Dhabi November 3, 2015. […]

  • 13 July 2015
    Business & Finance

    Oil and gas industry skills organisation OPITO has given approval to BP for its in-house competence management system (CMS). OPITO has said that BP has now become the latest major operator to achieve approval, after a series of independent audits carried out by OPITO. According to oil and gas industry skills body, the audits found the […]

  • 21 November 2014
    Equipment

    Offshore workers will for the first time be able to access their training records at the touch of a button wherever they are in the world thanks to a new mobile application launched by OPITO. Oil and gas skills organisation OPITO has developed the free TRAIN-R mobile app so workers in any international location are […]

  • 30 October 2014
    Business & Finance

    Former RAF aircrew, Colin Griffiths, is joining OPITO International as managing director to lead the roll-out of common safety training standards across the global oil and gas industry.  Mr Griffiths will take up his new appointment, based in Dubai, at the end of October 2014, replacing out-going managing director Ian Laing who is retiring after […]

  • 12 July 2017
    Business & Finance

    Global safety, standards, and workforce development organization OPITO has appointed a new chief executive officer (CEO). OPITO said on Wednesday that it named John McDonald to the CEO role as it seeks to further drive the international skills agenda for the oil and gas industry. McDonald has been the interim CEO since January and previously the organization’s […]

  • 20 November 2013

    The winners of OPITO’s annual global oil and gas workforce safety awards have been announced in the presence of Suhail Mohamed Al Mazrouei, the Minister of Energy for the United Arad Emirates. SBM and MSTS/Falck Safety Services Malaysia were yesterday (Tuesday 19th November) named Employer of the Year and Training Provider of the Year respectively […]

  • 30 August 2018
    Business & Finance

    Global standards and workforce development organization OPITO has named a new director of strategic development.

  • 17 June 2013

    Employers and training providers are being invited to submit their nominations for the annual OPITO Safety and Competency Awards 2013 which recognise organisations that achieve the highest safety standards in the oil and gas industry. The accolades will be presented at the OPITO Safety and Competency Conference (OSCC) held at the Park Hyatt Abu Dhabi […]

  • 2 April 2015

    Oil and gas workers and those seeking to enter the industry in Malaysia now have access to globally recognised qualifications and training thanks to an agreement between OPITO and PETRONAS, OPITO said in the press statement.  The Malaysian national oil company and the international oil and gas skills body signed a strategic skills memorandum of […]