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OMV Petrom launches a new digital skills training project for employees 

  • The project is co-funded out of the European Social Fund via Operational Programme Human Capital 2014 – 2020
  • The total value of the project amounts to approximately 2 mn lei 

OMV Petrom, the largest integrated energy company in Southeastern Europe, announces the launch of a digital skills training program for employees „Digital Training Skill”. The project is co-funded out of the European Social Fund and it unfolds over a period of 18 months, starting this year. The total value of the project amounts to approximately 2 mn lei. 

Christina Verchere, CEO OMV Petrom: “The process of OMV Petrom’s digital transformation relies both on implementing new technologies as well as developing a new culture and digital mindset among employees. This approach, leaning towards innovation and agility, underpins the company’s adjustment to the global trends of the energy sector.” 

The programme “Digital Training Skills” is based on three pillars: adopt digital technologies, promote culture to change and adopt global digital IT skills.  

The training courses will target developing advanced skills in monitoring and information energy systems, cyber security and critical infrastructure and data science.   

More than 300 employees will benefit from the training program. Out of these, around 25% will be female employees and minimum 5% will be 54 – 65 years of age.  

At the end of the training activities, diplomas and/or attendance certificates will be handed following an assessment process organized by the requestor.  

The project is co-funded out of the European Social Fund via the Operational Programme Human Capital 2014-2020. 

For more information about the project, you can contact us at 0728292425.

Contact person: Epurescu Vlad


About OMV Petrom

OMV Petrom is the largest integrated energy company in South-Eastern Europe, with an annual Group hydrocarbon production of 53 million boe in 2020. 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 787 filling stations, at the end of September 2021, under two brands – OMV and Petrom.

OMV Aktiengesellschaft, one of the largest listed industrial companies in Austria, holds a 51% stake in OMV Petrom. The Romanian State, through the Ministry of Energy, holds 20.6% of OMV Petrom shares, Fondul Proprietatea holds 7%, and 21.4% is the free float on the Bucharest Stock Exchange and the London Stock Exchange.

OMV Petrom is the largest contributor to the state budget, with contributions of approximately 32 billion euro in taxes and dividends paid between 2005 and 2020.

Since 2007, OMV Petrom has included corporate responsibility principles into its business strategy. Between 2007 and 2020, the company has allocated approximately 72 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.