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Talent Upskilling Programme for Pahang’s Oil and Gas (O&G) Industry

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Talent Upskilling Programme for Pahang’s Oil and Gas (O&G) Industry

In a significant leap towards fostering expertise and innovation in Pahang’s oil and gas industry, a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) was inked on 17 January 2024, between E&P O&M Services Sdn. Bhd. (EPOMS), Pahang Skills Development Center (Pahang Skills) and the Professional Education Center of Universiti Teknologi Petronas (CAPE) at the Hyatt Regency Hotel, Kuantan.


The MOU signing ceremony was witnessed by the Chief Minister of Pahang, YAB Dato’ Sri Haji Wan Rosdy Wan Ismail, Chairman of EPOMS, YM Raja Datuk Seri Mufik Affandi Raja Khalid and Chairman of Pahang Skills, YBhg. Datuk Mas’ut bin Awang Samah.


The Skills and Technical Enhancement Programme (STEP) Fund, spearheaded by MIDA, has enabled this tripartite partnership between Pahang Skills, EPOMS and Universiti Teknologi Petronas (UTP). As a result of this collaboration, tailored courses have been developed to meet the evolving needs of the O&G industry.


The EPOMS and UTP collaborations seeks to foster growth and unparalleled expertise in the O&G industry. The focus is on developing training modules aligned with industry requirements, offering participants a holistic learning experience and skills development. Special emphasis is placed on harnessing CAPE’s capabilities, particularly in the field of renewable energy.


Through the MOU, EPOMS envisions extending its collaboration network, particularly through Oil and Gas Programme for industrial workforce, with Pahang Skills and UTP. The understanding between the parties revolves around two key areas; first, The Development of Education and Training Programmes and second, Cooperation in Research and Development (R&D).


The strategic alliance between Pahang Skills and UTP is poised to address the demand for skilled professionals in the O&G industry. The programme designed aim to elevate the knowledge and skills of graduates to meet and exceed industry standards.


Beyond mere collaboration, this MOU aspires to create a synergy that bridges the gap between academia and industry. It is set to equip the local workforce with the essential skills, knowledge, and competitiveness as well as adaptability needed to thrive in this ever-changing landscape. In essence, this collaboration marks a pivotal moment in the journey of Pahang’s O&G industry, steering towards empowerment, innovation, and sustained growth.


To learn more about investment opportunities in Pahang, please contact the MIDA Pahang at [email protected] or (609) 513 7339.