Human Resources have a key position in Sonatrach's strategy either in the elaboration or the implementation.
Sonatrach makes a priority their development, their training and improving their qualification. Near 55% of have been involved in a training in 2009, that is a 7% increase compared with 2008. The budget dedicated to training nears 10 million dollars increasing by over 20% compared with the year before.
Training and upgrading employers is an essential component of Sonatrach's strategy.
In this connection, the refreshment courses and specialization of employees are undertaken by the three Sonatrach training institutions: IAP, CPE and Naftogaz.
The means of this university (IAP) and the two institutes are currently consolidated to bring them up to international standards.
The Company improvement Centre (CPE)
The CPE is involved in the following fields: management technologies and techniques, management, languages, Trainers' betterment, Finance and juridical, computer and information systems and HSE.
Algerian Petroleum Institute (IAP):
IAP has 3 branches based in:
Training Institute Naftogaz:
The Centre for Oil and Gas techniques development Naftogaz is based in Hassi Messaoud. It is main missions and activities are: