• Facilitate and promote academic/industry collaboration and support.
• Conduct research in the fields of engineering and sciences in collaboration with the oil and gas industry of Oman and the SQU colleges.
• Provide consultancy and training services for the oil and gas industry.
• Establish research laboratories with state of the art facilities.
• Develop research collaboration with reputable organizations.
• Support the postgraduate programs of the SQU colleges through participation of postgraduate students in the Center's research projects and by teaching advanced courses.
• Attract outside funding through research grants, consultancy and training courses for the oil and gas industry.
• Publicize the Center's competence, achievements and capabilities.