RU signs MOU with Morendat Institute of Oil and Gas

On 13th October 2017, Riara University (RU) ushered in a new partnership with the Morendat Institute of Oil and Gas (MIOG), an Institute owned by the Kenya Pipeline Company Ltd (KPC), under the Ministry of Energy & Petroleum. The two institutions signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to enhance professional skills for staff and students in both institutions through training, staff and students in exchange of experiences and information.

This partnership will see the growth of training in the non-technical areas of Legal Contracting, Oil & Gas Law, Procurement Law, Opportunities in the Oil & Gas Value Chain, and Risk Management. With Kenya having struck oil in Turkana area, it is important for RU community to be well equipped to take advantage of this industry that is expected to become a core part of our economy.

The signing ceremony was held at the Morendat Institute of Oil & Gas in Naivasha, Kenya. At the ceremony was Dr. Jonah Aiyabei, Director – MIOG and Prof. Catherine Ngila, the Deputy Director, while RU was represented by Prof Robert Gateru the Vice Chancellor, Alan Gachukia – University Council member, and Beverlyne Mudeshi – Director Quality Assurance & Institutional Strategy.

Below are photos of the ceremony:

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