As part of the programme to upgrade the Senegalese administration through continuing education, INPG offers tailor-made training to meet the specific needs of companies.

For three days, SENELEC professionals were able to benefit from training on gas contracts in order to build their capacities for a better understanding of the gas market in Senegal.

INPG, as part of its educational innovation strategy, has received a batch of latest-generation computer hardware from Schlumberger. This computer equipment will help to reinforce the practical training of students by promoting the use of specialised professional software.

Launched by INPG and BP in November 2019, the training sessions on oil and gas are continuing in Dakar. From 10 to 21 February 2020, nearly 200 people from various backgrounds were trained at INPG. These included members of the National Youth Council of Senegal (CNJS), members of the Observatory for Monitoring Economic Development Indicators in Africa (OSIDEA), students from the Institute of Earth Sciences (IST) and journalists and bloggers who are members of Synpics.

In spite of the closing of borders and the impossibility for IFPTraining trainers to travel, we were able to hold the end-of-training presentations by the first generation of students, via videoconference and in person, with a strong representation of national and international partner oil companies. This support is organised in strict compliance with health measures and social distancing rules. Our first specialised engineers trained in Senegal are ready to join the oil and gas industry.