Four GTI graduates benefit from oil and gas training

Exxon’s Community Relations and Communications Manager Nicholas Yearwood (left), EDO Country Manager Kerri Gravesande (centre), GTI Principal Renita Crandon-Duncan (second from right) pose with the trainees. (DPI photo)

Four Government Technical Institute (GTI) graduates are benefitting from hands-on training in the oil and gas industry through a programme facilitated by El Dorado Offshore (EDO).

According to a press release from the Department of Public Information (DPI), EDO’s Country Manager, Kerri Gravesande stated that the programme will run for six months and is aimed at empowering young people and is part of EDO’s local content development plan to bring awareness of opportunities in the oil and gas industry. She added that at the end of the programme, two of the participants will secure positions on the Stena Rig which is conducting exploration drilling, while the other two will have an opportunity to work on future vessels.

Principal of GTI, Renita Crandon-Duncan, said partnering with EDO has provided “tons of opportunities for our students”.

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