OMV Petrom finalized an EU funded project for the development of employees’ digital skills
- The project’s total value was more than RON 2 mn, co-funded via the Operational Program Human Capital 2014 – 2020
- 350 employees took part in the digital training courses
OMV Petrom, the largest integrated energy company in Southeastern Europe, announces the successful completion of a program for the development of employees’ digital skills. The “Digital Training Skills” program was co-financed out of the European Social Fund via the Operation Program Human Capital 2014 – 2020, with a total value of over RON 2 mn.
New technologies and digitalization are of utmost importance for the company’s ability to produce cleaner energy and to contribute to a successful energy transition in Romania. At the same time, the company is constantly looking at the development of the employees in order to support the change towards a digital and sustainable economy.
Approximately 350 company employees attended courses between September 2021 and March 2023 for basic and advanced digital skills development. The courses included training in areas such as: energy systems monitoring and information, cyber security of critical infrastructure and data science.
Upon completion of the training activities, diplomas and / or attendance certificates were granted following an evaluation process organized at company level. All evaluation and certification documents, including attendance certificates, had a note saying that the operation was supported by the European Social Fund (ESF).
- For more information about the project, you can contact us at: 0728182581
- Contact person: Maria-Magdalena Iordache
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About OMV Petrom
OMV Petrom is the largest integrated energy company in South-Eastern Europe, with an annual Group hydrocarbon production of approximately 43 million boe in 2022. The Group has a refining capacity of 4.5 million tons annually and operates an 860 MW high-efficiency power plant. The Group is present on the oil products retail market in Romania and neighboring countries through approximately 780 filling stations under two brands – OMV and Petrom.
OMV Petrom is a company in which Romanian shareholders hold over 42% of the shares (of which the Romanian state, through the Ministry of Energy, holds 20.7%, and 21.7% are owned by pension funds in Romania, to which are added almost 500,000 individual investors and other Romanian entities). OMV Aktiengesellschaft, one of the largest listed industrial companies in Austria, holds a 51.2% stake in OMV Petrom, and the remaining 6.4% are held by other foreign investors. Of the total shares of OMV Petrom, 28.1% represents the free float on the Bucharest Stock Exchange and the London Stock.
OMV Petrom is the largest contributor to the state budget, with approximately 39 billion euro in taxes and dividends paid between 2005 and 2022. During the same period, the company invested approximately 17 billion euro. In 2022, the taxes paid by OMV Petrom ensured 7% of Romania's tax revenues.
Since 2007, OMV Petrom has included corporate responsibility principles into its business strategy. Between 2007 and 2022, the company has allocated around 120 million euro to develop communities in Romania, focusing on environmental protection, education, health, and local development.
On July 29th, 2020, OMV Petrom announced its support for the recommendations issued by the Task Force on Climate-related Financial Disclosures (TCFD) regarding risks and opportunities on climate change. OMV Petrom annually reports on the progress made in implementing these recommendations.