SCIENCE AND EDUCATION


BP Vice President visits Baku Higher Oil School

Baku, December 17, AZERTAC

Vice president of BP in Azerbaijan, Georgia and Turkey region (AGT), head of planning and commercial operations Niall Henderson has visited Baku Higher Oil School (BHOS) to meet with BHOS rector Elmar Gasimov. The meeting was attended by BP International Relations Manager for AGT region Gunash Aliyeva and the Higher School key staff members.

Highlighting long-term cooperation between BP and BHOS, rector Elmar Gasimov said that the Higher School has developed close partnership with the company. Hailing BP’s successful implementation of the nationalization program in the oil and gas industry in Azerbaijan, the rector noted that 11 BHOS graduates are currently working at the company. In his words, the Higher School has established fruitful cooperation with Heriot-Watt University (UK) and the BHOS teaching programs are based on the university’s curriculum.

Niall Henderson expressed his gratitude to the BHOS rector for the meeting and highlighted social projects implemented by BP in the region including programs aimed to support education and exchange of curricula and training programs. Rector Elmar Gasimov invited Niall Henderson to conduct lectures and master classes for the BHOS Chemical Engineering students. Niall Henderson accepted the offer with gratitude and said that he will be pleased to meet young engineers studying at the Higher School and share his expertise, job experience and history of his career and professional growth with the undergraduates. He also added that BP provides training courses on application of digital technologies, utilization of artificial intelligence and adapting to rapidly changing modern world. In his words, such training programs can be also arranged for the BHOS students.

As part of his visit, BP AGT Vice president, head of planning and commercial operations Niall Henderson toured the BHOS campus and its facilities.

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