Petrogas E&P partners with Omani Women’s Association to help empower women
In its effort to ensure the continued wellbeing of the community and as part of its ongoing Corporate Social Responsibility programme, Petrogas E&P has extended its support to Omani Women's Association – Al Qurm Branch. The funding was extended to support the association’s various activities. The company has provided the Association with several essential commodities that will help women be self-reliant.
The Omani Women’s Association is a social and cultural organisation aimed at advancing Omani women in all social and cultural fronts. In coordination with multiple government organisations, the Associations strives to empower Omani women to enter social voluntary work and to advocate cultural, social and health awareness. The goal is to improve the economic and social standing of the family and to train women to locate and earn sustainable sources of income.
While offering the commodities to the Association, Iman Al Barwani, CSR & Corporate Communications Manager, Petrogas E&P, said, “Omani women have always played an integral role in the development and upliftment of the community. The Association is non-profit informal social and support group that facilitates and supports Omani women. We are glad to be able to offer our support to the Association and hope our contribution offers them a sustainable source of income.”
Iman Al Ghafri, President, Omani Women’s Association – Al Qurm branch expressed her gratitude to Petrogas E&P for making such a generous contribution. She said, “Our organisation works to improve women’s social and economic opportunities and enhance their rights. Extensive in-country network and years of experience give us credibility and the necessary tools to complete our projects. This generous support that we have received from Petrogas E&P will add to our cause. We look forward to partnering with them in the future as well.”
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.