Baku opens new education center for petroleum workers

The State Oil Company of the Azerbaijani Republic (SOCAR) will open the Baku Higher Petroleum School in September 2012, offering studies in the English and Azerbaijani languages, ANS-PRESS reports.

Azerbaijani President Ilham Aliyev ordered the formation of the school on November 29.

The school is to train high-skilled staff for the petroleum industry, based on advanced technologies and international standards. The petroleum school will have contacts with other world educational and scientific centers.