LONDON -- Petrofac has opened a training center in Dubai. The Dubai Petroleum Training Centre (DPTC) is the result of a joint agreement between the Government of Dubai oil company, Dubai Petroleum Establishment (DPE), and Petrofac Training, to invest in, and develop, a safety and technical training center in the United Arab Emirates (UAE).
Managed and operated by Petrofac Training, the facility is equipped to meet the safety and technical training needs of the energy industries throughout the Middle East. With a practical training area of approximately 1,500 sq m (16,146 sq ft), the center includes a mobile helicopter underwater escape training unit, a mobile confined space training unit, a rigging and lifting frame, and a scaffolding area. The center also has four fully equipped classrooms.