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OPITO – The Oil & Gas Academy

Minerva House
Bruntland Road
AB12 4QL

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Skills standardisation to boost offshore safety 11/05/2010
Offshore operators across the world could dramatically improve safety and save millions if training was standardised, according to OPITIO, a UK headquartered oil and gas academy. The skills body wants to address the situation with the introduction of MIST (Minimum Industry Safety Training) at the Offshore Technology Conference in Houston, USA. Full Story...

UK standards go global with OPITO 08/12/2009
OPITO, the UK oil and gas industry’s skills organisation, has embarked on an international drive for common standards in a bid to establish Aberdeen and the North Sea as a centre of excellence. A new venture, OPITO International will strive to spread workforce safety and competency across the globe. Full Story...

Train and retain 30/11/2009
For years the engineering industry has been dogged by an ever-growing skill shortage, which is causing frustration and setbacks in the UK’s oil and gas industry. Anna Mitchell explores the impact this is having on UK companies and what is being done to combat the problem. Full Story...