Alongside its UK and international training provision, TTE provides Advanced Apprenticeships backed by industrial sponsors. As a charitable organisation, TTE reinvests all of its profits from its UK and International commercial activities to help fund the training of future generations of technicians in the North East.
The organisation has, for more than a decade, welcomed Libyan Technicians to its UK training centre, but this contract with Wintershall is the second major in-country project to be secured by TTE.
Wintershall is one of the world’s leading oil & gas exploration and production companies. Its activities cover key global regions spanning from Europe to the North Sea into Russia’s Permafrost regions and the South American steppe.
The company has been operating in the North African desert since the late 1950s. It resumed production in Libya in late 2011 and is currently delivering in the region of 80,000 barrels per day.
In addition, Wintershall is currently cooperating with the Libyan National Oil Company (NOC) and the Arabian Gulf Oil Company (AGOCO) to build a new 55-km-long oil pipeline to connect the Wintershall concession, C96, with Amal field, which will transport crude oil to the export town Ras Lanuf.
Steve Grant, Managing Director of The TTE Technical Training Group, said:
“TTE has always had a strong working relationship with Libyan industry, which was interrupted by the political unrest that took place in the country over recent years. However, since the regime change, the country has a far more positive political and economic outlook, which presents good opportunities for TTE.
“Establishing TTE Libya and winning this prestigious contract with Wintershall has enabled our organisation to take its first substantial steps in the market and further expand the reach of our international technical training and assessment provision.
“UK technical skills development is highly-respected around the world. In particular, TTE, which has become a leading exporter of technical training, is well-placed to meet the requirements of industry. From our location in one of the UK’s traditional industrial heartlands we continue to play a key role in the development of the workforce, which enables TTE to deliver internationally-renowned in-country training.“
(Source: Bdaily Business News)