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Company to share industry expertise and deliver hands-on experience at university

April 12/2019

MOSCOW (MRC) -- Weir Oil & Gas announced it has signed an agreement with Azerbaijan State Oil and Industry University (ASOIU), a non-profit public higher education institution founded in 1920, as per Hydrocarbonprocessing.

The agreement will result in the company sharing their oil and gas expertise with ASOUI via workshops, seminars, joint projects and internship programs focusing on the technologies and products utilized in oil field equipment, as well as rotating machinery.

Weir and ASOIU will offer workshops involving the hands-on training of students in assembly, repair, inspecting and testing of equipment, as well as seminars on design, operation and testing of specific equipment to bridge the gap between theory and practice. Additionally, both parties will establish joint projects and Weir will enroll selected students in internship programs to prepare them for the industry. 

Weirs General Manager of Russia and Central Asia, Altug Bilgic, and ASOIUs Rector, Mustafa Babanli, were on hand for the signing of the Memorandum of Understanding. Also in attendance was Dr. Carole Crofts, the British Ambassador to Azerbaijan.

"Weir is delighted to have signed this Memorandum of Understanding with Azerbaijan State Oil and Industry University, said Altug Bilgic, General Manager of Russia and Central Asia, Weir Oil & Gas. The University is a highly-regarded institution and we look forward to providing real-world opportunities to expand on their current teachings."

"Azerbaijan State Oil and Industry University recognizes Weir as a leader in the oil and gas industry and is thrilled to have the opportunity to learn from their expertise, said Mustafa Babanli, Rector, Azerbaijan State Oil and Industry University. We believe that for our teachers and students alike, the education and support Weir can provide will lead to bettering our institution and preparing our students to be part of the industrys future."

As MRC informed earlier, Honeywell announced that the State Oil Company of Azerbaijan Republic (SOCAR) will use Honeywell UOP's Pressure Swing Adsorption (PSA) technology to supply high-quality hydrogen as part of the modernization of the Heydar Aliyev Oil Refinery (HAOR) in Baku, Azerbaijan.
Author:Anna Larionova
Tags:petroleum products, petrochemistry, Crude oil, SOCAR Polymer.
Category:General News
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