Oil & Gas
ExxonMobil Egypt enriches experience of over 650 students at EGYPS 2023
Aiming to fulfill its leading role in support of oil and gas sector; ExxonMobil Egypt enriches experience of over 650 students during “EGYPS 2023” Conference.
ExxonMobil Egypt participated in the sixth edition of the Egypt Petroleum Show “EGYPS 2023”, bringing together global expertise to share pioneering upstream experiences that help support and develop the sector in Egypt. The company also held students training workshops seeking to foster its societal impact by building the capabilities of Egyptian youth.
ExxonMobil global leaders took part in a panel addressing the rise of gas and LNG during the Strategic Conference Global Business Leaders Session, and another one on the evolving role of a CFO as a catalyst for digital transformation during the Finance and Investment in Energy Conference.
On this occasion, Amr Abou Eita – ExxonMobil Egypt’s Chairman & Managing Director, said “We are proud to sponsor EGYPS for the sixth consecutive time, it is one of the most important events organized annually in the oil and gas sector. This is a testament of our commitment in transferring global knowledge and enriching local expertise.”. He expressed his gratitude and appreciation to the company’s employees who volunteered to transfer their practical experiences to students; further adding to their knowledge and developing their practical skills.”
Meanwhile, Youssef Hafez, Board Member, Public & Government Affairs Manager of ExxonMobil Egypt, said “The company exclusively held for the first time a training workshop presented by a team of global ExxonMobil geoscientists to 40 university students. The training covered geoscience exploration methods and techniques used to identify subsurface opportunities. It also focused on introducing students to ways of applying their skills to hydrocarbon exploration.”
In addition to being a diamond sponsor of EGYPS 2023, ExxonMobil Egypt was the headline sponsor of the Young Professionals Program (YPP) and the Youth Engagement Program (YEP). Around 450 university students attended the YPP program, which targeted exchanging opinions, meeting with young professionals from the industry, and sharing viewpoints with senior representatives of the energy sector and top executives from the industry.
The Youth Engagement Program, attended by 200 high school students from different schools, served as a platform to ignite a spark of interest, create a connection between high school students and the oil and gas industry, and introduce them to future career opportunities. The program tackled several experiential and edutainment zones including engineering, robotics, cyber security, artificial intelligence. A group of young ExxonMobil Egypt leaders also held motivational Youth Talks with the students.
ExxonMobil Egypt organized a field trip to its lubricants oil blending plant, located in the 10th of Ramadan Industrial City, for university students, with the aim of providing hands-on experience and technical expertise.
About ExxonMobil Egypt:
ExxonMobil Egypt is a leading provider of high-quality lubricants and fuels and has a wide network of convenience retail shops. ExxonMobil Egypt has more than 350 service centers under “Mobil” name, more than 110 service centers for Mobil 1 and Mobil Autocare, in addition to 28 “On the Run” branches, and an increasing number of “Way to Go” branches that reached 16 branches. Supported by two lubricant blending manufacturers in Alexandria and the 10th of Ramadan, ExxonMobil Egypt offers a diversified range of industrial products, lubricant solutions and services, in Egypt and more than 40 countries in Africa, the Middle East, Europe, America and the Far East. Since 2019, ExxonMobil Egypt has resumed its interest in exploration and drilling in Egypt and in the Eastern Mediterranean, by owning a franchise for gas exploration and drilling. ExxonMobil Egypt builds on a rich history that began about 120 years ago, starting with the registration of Vacuum Oil Company (Mobil) in 1902. ExxonMobil Egypt is committed to participate in many community initiatives related to education, development and women, serving different sectors and groups in Egyptian society.