SCIENCE AND EDUCATION
SOCAR president talks to BHOS students at ‘no necktie’ meeting
Baku, February 2, AZERTAC
SOCAR president, member of the parliament Rovnag Abdullayev held non-official meeting with students of Baku Higher Oil School (BHOS) on the threshold of February 2, celebrated as the youth day in Azerbaijan. During ‘no necktie’ event SOCAR president Rovnag Abdullayev answered questions raised by students. The SOCAR president congratulated students on the occasion of the upcoming youth day. Students had a chance to learn opinion of Rovnag Abdullayev relating to SOCAR and BHOS activities, development perspectives and global ongoing processes in oil industry.
Rovnag Abdullayev shared his view on the issues concerning completing works at BHOS new campus, SOCAR foreign education programme, diverse issues covered by mass media with regards to SOCAR including the issue of the victims of the accident that happened as the result of fire on an offshore oil platform #10 in Guneshli field and Oil Rocks, December 4, 2015, the issue of compensation to be paid to the families of the victims and missing ones, gas supply for the religious temples in Georgia by SOCAR, the raise of artificial uproar and actual issues reflected in social nets.
The SOCAR president answered even some private question of students, elaborating on his lifetime experience, first steps ever taken in his specialization, the challenges he faced and achievements.
Stressing that the oilman’s specialization is full of challenges and responsibilities at the same time being honorary one, Rovnag Abdullayev said that education system was well organized at BHOS enabling students to grow as highly qualified specialists having English language proficiency. He particularly underlined the cooperation existing between BHOS and Heriot Watt University, UK. According to the SOCAR president provided opportunities would pave the way for students’ work at SOCAR and international petroleum companies.
Rovnag Abdullayev presented honorary diploma to Khanim Jafarova, the associate professor of BHOS petroleum engineering department.
The SOCAR president announced the winner of the best question contest, Pakiza Pashayeva, BHOS second year student representing process automation engineering specialization. Emphasizing the significance of organized live dialog involving students, the SOCAR president said that it would be worthwhile to systematically organize similar meetings in future.