Items filtered by date: September 2021

Training courses for employees of the Ministry of Oil

The Center for Continuing Education, in cooperation with the Petroleum Technology Department at the University of Technology, organized specialized training courses for the employees of the Ministry of Oil for the period from 5 to 18 September 2021, and in the Postgraduate Hall hall and the smart hall in the department building. The first course came in the field of (risk analysis in the oil industry), and the second was In the field of (production operations in oil fields) and under the supervision and implementation of the specialized staff in petroleum engineering represented by Assistant Professor Dr. Fadil Sarhan Kazem and teacher Dr. Imad Abdul Hussein Fakher.

Exams for the second round of the The Petroleum Technology Department

The Petroleum Technology Department will start the second round exams for the first and second semester of the academic year 2020/2021 under the supervision of the head of the department Assistant Professor Dr. Fadil Sarhan Kazem and the scientific and administrative assistants, on Sunday 12/9/2021, as the necessary examination requirements were completed to ensure scientific sobriety and commitment to providing an appropriate atmosphere for the exams, taking the directives and decisions of the Supreme Committee for National Health and Safety

Thanks and appreciation to the staff of the Petroleum Technology Department

Due to the high sense of responsibility, the faculty and staff of the department, headed by  Assistant  Prof. Dr. Fadil Sarhan Kazem, received a letter of thanks and appreciation from the President of the University of Technology, Prof. Dr. Ahmed Muhammad Hassan Al-Ghabban, for their effective contribution to volunteer work by providing and distributing firefighting balls in the department On the classrooms, generators, electricity points and laboratories on a regular basis.

University of Technology mourns Dr. Abdul Ali Al-Dabbaj

With great sadness and sorrow, the University of Technology – Petroleum Technology Department mourns the expert Dr. Abdul-Aali Al-Dabbaj, one of the external teachers of the department for many years in the field of petroleum specialization..

The deceased was an example of professionalism and career commitment, he worked with dedication and sincerity, devoting his efforts and attention to developing the academic aspect in the field of petroleum and gas engineering.

We pray to Allah to bless the deceased with his mercy and dwell in his vast gardens, and to inspire his family, relatives and colleagues patience and solace.

Volunteer work for the Petroleum Technology Department staff

Based on the sense of responsibility of the staff of the Petroleum Technology Department, the department's teachers and administrators staff do a voluntary work that included the purchase and installation of more than 100 automatic fire extinguishing balls in the corridors and rooms of the department's main building.

The fire extinguishing ball is a ball made of reinforced cork packed with dry chemical powder (the active substance is first ammonium phosphate) as it is suitable for all types of fires (A, B, C, D, E, F).


Fire Extinguishing Ball Functions:


- This ball works automatically: it is placed on top of electrical devices and equipment or by rolling and throwing it on the fire.

- Alarm to warn those present: it is the sound of the explosion (a unit of measure 138 decibels), and the outward driving force does not harm humans or the environment.


- Smothering the fire: This is done by dissolving the layers of air and discharging the oxygen from the surroundings of the burning material.

- Extinguishing the fire: by blowing dry powder atoms on the fire (the active substance is first ammonium phosphate).

Long-term: no need for inspection and maintenance, its shelf life is five years.

Lightweight and effective: its weight is less than (1.5 kg) and its carrying is suitable for women, children and the elderly.

- Easy to use and does not require any training: it works by simply throwing it on the fire or installing it above the sources of danger.

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