The Department of Engineering, UTAS – Nizwa, organized an industrial visit to SAINO GULF COMPANY on May, 31, 2022. The trip is organized for Oil and Gas students to have an awareness about various drilling and fishing tools with operations that are available in the company base in Nizwa. Around 30 students and 5 staff have joined the trip.
The group left the university at 10:10 am and reached the company at 10:30am. It was organized for 2 hours. The tour in the company facilities started with a Safety induction in Manufacturing department and importance of the PPE while being in the company. Then, the students had a quick tour in Manufacturing department. Next, the students moved to the other facilities of SAINO Gulf company that includes: Well control Department, Machine Shop, Downhole toolsFishing and Directional Drilling. In each facility, students were exposed to see the actual equipment and tools found in the field and explore each equipment work mechanism. A deep explanation and discussion was also provided to the students by the company engineers.
The whole tour ended at 12:30 pm and students were returned back to the university. A positive feedback was received from students regarding the visit. They expressed that the practical part of the theory material/courses they are studying will always add a lot to them and help them to understand better.