ExxonMobil PNG Managing Director, Andrew Barry and the Executive Director for Production, Dinesh Sivasamboo met with 25 new hires and interns who work in ExxonMobil PNG’s Operations Department.
During the meeting, both men who have a combined 53 years’ experience of working with ExxonMobil, shared their own experiences and encouraged the new hires and interns.
Mr Sivasamboo said, “There’s opportunity both in the country as well as outside. Once you get into ExxonMobil PNG, you open up for yourself a world of opportunities. You’re already best at what you do so you just have to excel. You’re on a level playing field when you join and everything is performance based.”
Graduate Engineer, Jaybesteen Kekeya said “the story from Andrew and Dinesh about how they traveled and moved from various job roles and places gave insight on the many amazing possibilities and opportunities that are right at the fingertips of any employee in this organisation (ExxonMobil).
“It only comes down to the employee to uphold the core values of the organisation while performing the best that they can and letting the quality of their work speak for itself.
“I believe it is a great learning experience to let someone think critically, analyze the different options, weigh it out and take the steps which will be efficient and effective in achieving the desired results.” Kekeya said.
ExxonMobil PNG’s engineering graduate program provides exciting career opportunities for Papua New Guineans. Many of these engineers have progressed to various technical levels and continue to gain knowledge and experience to progress their careers in the LNG industry.