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Engineering Students went an industrial visit to PDO – Muscat


Mr. Mohammed Ismail Iqbal      22-11-2022 13:54:35

On 14th November UTAS, Nizwa arranged a visit to PDO knowledge world for its students on oil and gas and faculty members. Total 32 people participated during the visit and reached PDO at 09:30 AM.
PDO Knowledge World is an engaging journey, providing scientific learning opportunities for students and professionals, as well as general visitors & tourists. Knowledge World comprises of: The Oil & Gas Exhibition Centre, The Planetarium & Eco Oman Centre.
PDO has a long tradition of marking the milestone of Oman’s National Day (November 18) by making a Gift to the Nation every five years to support the Sultanate’s development. Three of the Gifts to the Nation are located on one site called the PDO Knowledge World in Muscat near to the Company’s headquarters. They are:-
The Oil and Gas Exhibition Centre (built in 1979 and upgraded in 1995)
The Planetarium (built in 2000 and upgraded in 2012)
The EcoOman Centre (2010)
The attractions offer an engaging and interactive learning journey and are able to cater for a wide range of visitors including families with children, students, tourists and industry professionals. The centre explores many of the key topics in today’s modern world including the evolution and future of energy, the environment, the sustainable development of Oman’s natural resources and the science of astronomy.
Students understood the basic concepts of exploration, drilling, production techniques and crude distillation methodologies.
​​​​​​​​ Knowledge World has delighted many people who have visited the center over the years to learn more about oil and gas exploration, production and other important PDO focus areas such as environmental stewardship and sustainable energy.
The visit ended by 12:30 PM