El Molla Receives Politecnico di Milano University Delegation

El Molla Receives Politecnico di Milano University Delegation

Minister of Petroleum and Mineral Resources Tarek El Molla met with a delegation from Politecnico di Milano University, which included Emanuela Colombo, head of the delegation for scientific policy affairs, and Nicolò Asti, head of the delegation for international relations with Africa, the ministry said in a statement.

During the meeting, the delegation reviewed the Italian university’s plans to cooperate with Egyptian universities in the fields of various scientific and practical training, especially in the fields of oil and gas, energy efficiency technologies, emissions reduction, renewable energies, and industry in general.

El Molla highlighted the importance of matching practical training with theoretical studies to prepare an informed generation that is ready to face the successive changes in the oil and gas industry, the energy transition and the sustainability of supplies, in line with the needs of the local labor market.

The minister appreciated the importance of the strategic partnership with Italian institutions and companies in various fields, which greatly contributed to achieving many successes and great benefits for both sides, stating that the cooperation of the petroleum sector with the Italian company Eni is a distinguished model for successful partnerships in the field of oil and gas.

For her part, Colombo confirmed that the university has several projects and training programs proposed for scientific cooperation with Egyptian universities in the fields of the petroleum industry and various renewable energy for engineers and technicians, especially in the universities of Ain Shams, Port Said and Suez.

The Italian university conducted an extensive study and discussions of the needs of the labor market in Egypt and Africa and the prospects for major developments and changes taking place in the global and regional oil industry, taking into account the current global challenges and the growing demand for energy, Colombo noted.

Colombo stated that the proposed programs include training on the latest technologies to improve energy efficiency, reduce emissions, and the needs of the future energy transition and sustainability.

The meeting was attended by Alaa Hajar, Undersecretary of the Ministry’s Technical Office, and Mattia Campanati, Managing Director, of Eni’s joint venture in Egypt (IEOC).

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