Baku Higher Oil School expands partnership with Baker Hughes, a GE company


January 21, Fineko/abc.az. Representatives of Baker Hughes, a GE company (BHGE), Baku Higher Oil School (BHOS) and met with Rector Elmar Gasimov and key staff members. On behalf of BHGE the meeting was attended by Director in Azerbaijan and Georgia Greig Russell Lindsay, Regional Security Manager Nikolay Rotar, and LEAD Field Engineer Emilya Mammadova.

Opening the meeting, BHOS Rector Elmar Gasimov highly appreciated attention of the BHGE management’s to the Higher School students and thanked Greig Russell Lindsay for the fruitful cooperation. In his words, the long-term partnership between BHOS and Baker Hughes, a GE company plays an important role in professional development of the undergraduates.

The meeting participants discussed ways of enhancing the bilateral cooperation including the BHOS undergraduates’ participation in the company internship programs and employment opportunities for the Higher School’s alumni. It was also agreed to arrange various workshops and presentations for the BHOS students to be conducted by the company managers and experts. In addition, BHGE Director in Azerbaijan and Georgia Greig Russell offered to provide regular Health, Safety and Environment training courses at the Higher School. BHGE’s LEAD Field Engineer Emilya Mammadova who graduated from BHOS last year was appointed a coordinator of these initiatives responsible for their implementation.

During the visit, the guests were given a tour around the BHOS campus and were acquainted with the training laboratories, the Congress Hall and Senate Hall.