Keeping in view the growing needs of Pakistanís petroleum industry, OGDCL established its own Oil & Gas Training Institute (OGTI) in 1979 with technical assistance from Canadian International Development Agency.
OGTI has emerged as a premier institute in the petroleum sector of Pakistan catering for the training needs of Geoscientists and Engineers of OGDCL and other E&P companies operating in Pakistan
The institute conducts various training programs in upstream sector with special emphasis on Exploration, Drilling, Well Services, Gas Processing, Production and Instrumentation. This includes 11 months training programs for fresh graduates and technicians, enabling their career induction as well as short refresher and advanced training courses for experienced professionals.
The institute also organizes in-house technology update seminars and management courses through visiting instructors from renowned universities and institutes from Pakistan and abroad. In addition, it also coordinates the local and foreign training needs of OGDCL professionals.
The institute has numerous facilities that include modern class rooms equipped with audio-visual aids, auditorium, technical library, huge collection of technical videos and specialized laboratories for exploration, production and well services.
In March 2013, the institute has been elevated to a degree awarding institute through affiliation with Quaid-i-Azam University Islamabad and renamed as OGDCL Institute of Science & Technology (OIST). The institute has initiated an MS Petroleum Engineering program and classes have been started since May 20, 2013.
Admission to PGD in Instrumentation & Control Systems
Applications are invited for 06 months (December 30, 2013 to June 27, 2014) Postgraduate Diploma in Instrumentation and Control Systems, Comprising of regular classes at OIST, Lab practice on simulators, test benches and attachments to fields and plants for hands-on Experience. Details , Application Form