MUSCAT: In line with its strategy to support the development of the local communities it operates in, ARA Petroleum Oman B44 has signed a memorandum of understanding with the Ministry of Education to sponsor a digital studio in Al Buraimi governorate.
ARA Petroleum Oman Block 44 is primarily a natural gas and condensate development in Oman wholly owned by ARA Petroleum LLC. The company is committed to implementing CSR strategies that are in line with In-Country Value (ICV). Being in the oil and gas business, the entity drives an earnest endeavour to extend tangible support to society.
The ‘ARA Digital Studio’ to be constructed in the Al Buraimi governorate will serve the educational sector by producing digital material related to the subject.
The MoU signing ceremony was held under the aegis of Dr Abdullah bin Khamis Ambusaidi, Education undersecretary at the Ministry of Education. Moosa AlMoosawi, DGM at ARA Petroleum Oman Block 44 and Dr Fathiya Alsaddi, Director General of the Directorate General of the Ministry of Education in the Buraimi governorate signed the agreement.
A spokesperson for ARA Petroleum said, “Community engagement is one of the key pillars of corporate social responsibility. With the objective of contributing to the community where we are based in, we are taking on social activities such as the digital studio with an emphasis on assisting the community’s educational activities. As a trusted and responsible member of the community, we take up distinctive social contribution activities. We understand the impact businesses have on the stakeholders, communities, and the environment. Therefore, our commitment to being a responsible company and making a positive contribution to society is instilled in the way we conduct business.”
A spokesperson for the Ministry of Education said, “The digital studio will help the education sector in Buraimi enhance the general and digital learning experience. We want to express our sincere gratitude to Ara Petroleum for creating a positive change in society. By contributing to education sector Ara Petroleum has taken a step in the right direction.”