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Rosneft, MGIMO and Azerbaijan State Oil and Industry University Agree on Cooperation

27 October 2022

Rosneft Oil Company, the Moscow State Institute of International Relations (MGIMO) and the Azerbaijan State Oil and Industry University (ASOIU), one of Azerbaijan’s‑ leading universities, have signed a cooperation agreement on personnel training at the 15th Verona Eurasian Economic Forum.

Personnel training and development is one of the key objectives of the Rosneft 2030 Strategy. The Company provides its employees with opportunities to continuously improve their professional skills and competencies.

Rosneft’s unified corporate training system covers all categories of personnel and areas of business. The training engages lecturers from leading national and overseas universities, as well as educational and consultancy companies. The training programmes are tailored to the Company’s current and strategic objectives.

The cooperation agreement provides Rosneft employees with opportunities to be trained under joint educational programmes at the International Institute of Energy Policy and Diplomacy of MGIMO and ASOIU, including the following areas: alternative energy, management of major oil and gas projects, administration and management of digital projects, management of science, technology and innovation activities.

The parties agreed to promote the development of Russian-Azerbaijani academic cooperation in the energy sector. The agreement provides for an exchange of experience on improving technologies in the oil and gas sector, as well as joint roundtables, fellowships, meetings and conferences. A joint working group will be set up to implement the Agreement on a parity basis.

Note for Editors:

The Azerbaijan State Oil and Industry University—Azerbaijan’s leading university for training specialists in the oil and gas sector—was founded in 1920. ASOIU is ranked among the best universities in Europe and Central Asia.

MGIMO is one of Russia’s leading universities. The university is a strategic partner of Rosneft. Rosneft’s cooperation with MGIMO has been developing since 2005. The main areas of cooperation are:

  • training, retraining and advanced training of personnel;
  • development of Rosneft’s base chair at the International Institute of Energy Policy and Diplomacy at MGIMO;
  • scientific research;
  • expertise and analysis;
  • development of educational infrastructure and support for students and teachers.

Information Division
October 27, 2022

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Keywords: Social News 2022