The Annual General Meeting (AGM) of the Oman Society for Petroleum Services (OPAL) for 2014 is set to be held on Monday the 24th of March 2014 at 10:00 am, at Crown Plaza Muscat Hotel. All OPAL active members have been sent a formal invitation to attend.
Dear OPAL members,
The U.S. Commercial Service of the American Embassy is organizing a delegation to the Offshore Technology Conference, (OTC) which will be held in Houston, TX from May 5-8, 2014.
The U.S. Embassy would like to invite to be a member of the third annual Omani delegation to OTC to meet with American companies exhibiting in the world’s largest and most influential event catering to the offshore and onshore oil and gas upstream industry.
Dear OPAL Members,
The Ministry of Manpower is running an exercise to poll opinions and suggestions about the current version of the Omani Labour Law, launched earlier in the month. This would be an opportunity to relay to the Ministry any points you may want to, in contribution to the process of review and update that the Ministry is carrying out. We are appending below a few useful links in this regard.
The high profile event is under the patronage of His Excellency H.E Salim bin Said Al Aufi, Undersecretary for Oman’s Ministry of Oil & Gas, who will also be chairing the event. As a platform for futuristic ideas that will shape gas exploration and production, the event will attract influential decision makers, thought leaders and stakeholders in the global industry to maximize the potential of unconventional gas.
In his speech Mohamed Salim Al Harthy, OPAL CEO said “Since its inception 11 years ago, and recognising the importance of human capital, OPAL remained focused in raising the standards of HR and HSE practices in the oil and gas industry in the country” he also added “OPAL programme is promoting the shift from HR admin practices to strategic partnership role in the organisation".
Muscat 25th Aug 2013:
Oman Society of Petroleum Services (OPAL) has announced the appointment of Mr. Irshad Moosa Al Lawati as its new Chief Executive Officer succeeding Mr. Mohamed Al Harthi who has finished his 2 years secondment term, and becoming the fourth CEO of the first and only oil and gas industry association in Oman.