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SQU and BP Oman to Collaborate in Research
In order to support the sustainable energy research, SQU and BP Oman signed a research collaboration agreement. The agreement was signed by Dr. Rahma Ibrahim Al-Mahrooqi, SQU Deputy Vice-Chancellor for Postgraduate Studies and Research, and Eng. Khalid Al Kindi, Deputy General Manager of BP Oman.
Commenting on the agreement, Dr. Yahya bin Mansoor Al Wahaibi, Dean of Research indicated that SQU gives great importance to research believing in its importance in developing the process of community building, as well as its ability to find the suitable solutions for different issues in various field. “The university facilitates its potentials to provide appropriate research environment to conduct studies and research. The research centers at SQU play important role in promoting research effort, establishing projects, conducting studies and support them with a suitable environment in order to achieve the desired goals. Due to the decline and deterioration in oil prices, the need to research and its contribution in promoting sustainable energy production with low prices are arisen”, he said.