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Petrogas E&P extends support to the Al Noor Association for the Blind

The Exploration & Production arm of MB Holding – Petrogas E&P has extended its support to the Al Noor Association for the Blind. As part of the agreement, Petrogas E&P has provided several essential commodities to Al Noor Association for the Blind such as Braille sense U2 laptops, braille watches and folding canes.
Jean Denis Bouvier, CEO, Petrogas E&P, said, “Our philosophy has always been to reach out to communities within which we operate. We consider it our privilege and pride to be able to help the differently abled. This programme with Al Noor has reaffirmed our commitment to contribute to the wellbeing of the local communities.”

Iman Al Barwani, Manager - Corporate Communications & CSR, Petrogas E&P, added, “Being an Omani company, we strongly believe in giving back to the community. Education and development of the youth is one of the pillars of our Group’s CSR mandate. So when this opportunity came to us, it was only natural for us to support it. Our endeavour is to support the local community as much as we can.”

Al Noor Association for the Blind was registered by the Ministry of Social Development in 1997. It is an NGO which works for the benefit of the blind in Oman. It has more than 500 members across Oman from 18 years and above. The centre serves the interest of the blind in social & economic welfare, education, health, training, placement & teaching of Braille. It also prepares and implements plans and programmes that improve the living standards of the blind in the Sultanate of Oman.

Established in 1999, Petrogas E&P is the holding company for MB Group’s Exploration and Production (E&P) assets in Oman, India and Egypt. Petrogas E&P subsidiaries are engaged in the full range of Oil & Gas activities from exploration through appraisal, development and production.


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