Four talented engineers who are about to start their postgraduate studies have each received a prestigious Petrofac/Royal Academy of Engineering Fellowship.

Now in their seventh year, the Petrofac Fellowships develop the concept of the Enhanced Graduate Engineer, combining a full-time Masters’ level course with additional learning and development opportunities, such as a company-sourced major project, a mentor or a work placement. Each successful applicant receives £9,000 funding towards their Masters’ level course.

The Petrofac Fellowships were presented on 14 September at a reception at the Academy. Senior representatives of Petrofac and the Academy met past, present and newly awarded fellows, and the 2014 recipients of the Petrofac Fellowships gave a brief presentation of their project work.

Petrofac Group Chief Executive Ayman Asfari FREng said: “Today’s event marks the seventh anniversary of our involvement with the Fellowship programme, which has been mutually beneficial for both the Petrofac mentors and the Petrofac Fellows, some of whom have since been employed within our Group. I am delighted to welcome four new graduate engineers as Petrofac Fellows and I look forward to watching their progression throughout the year.

“The Academy fulfills a vital role in ensuring the promotion of engineering as a career, and our partnership is helping turn youngsters’ engineering aspirations into reality in the form of an enduring and fulfilling career.”

This year’s recipients of the Petrofac Fellowships are: Edosa Enabulele, Irene Rios, Moses Makombe and Abdi Ismail Mohamed.

Notes for Editors

  1. Petrofac. Petrofac is a leading international service provider to the oil and gas production and processing industry, with a diverse customer portfolio including many of the world’s leading integrated, independent and national oil and gas companies. Petrofac is quoted on the London Stock Exchange (symbol: PFC). Petrofac designs and builds oil and gas facilities; operates, maintains and manages facilities and trains personnel; enhances production; and, where it can leverage its service capability, develops and co-invests in upstream and infrastructure projects. Petrofac’s range of services meets its customers’ needs across the full life cycle of oil and gas assets. With more than 18,000 employees, Petrofac operates out of seven strategically located operational centres, in Aberdeen, Sharjah, Abu Dhabi, Woking, Chennai, Mumbai and Kuala Lumpur and has a further 24 offices worldwide. For additional information, please refer to the  Petrofac website .
  2. Royal Academy of Engineering. As the UK's national academy for engineering, we bring together the most successful and talented engineers for a shared purpose: to advance and promote excellence in engineering. We provide analysis and policy support to promote the UK's role as a great place to do business. We take a lead on engineering education and we invest in the UK's world-class research base to underpin innovation. We work to improve public awareness and understanding of engineering. We are a national academy with a global outlook. We have four strategic challenges: Drive faster and more balanced economic growth; foster better education and skills; lead the profession; promote engineering at the heart of society.

For more information please contact:

Jane Sutton at The Royal Academy of Engineering
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