BP announces reduction of number of jobs in Azerbaijan
Baku, Azerbaijan, Jan. 27
By Emil Ismayilov - Trend:
The BP company, which is a participant of major energy projects in Azerbaijan, reduced the number of jobs on certain positions held by both local staff and foreign citizens as part of improving its competitiveness, the company BP-Azerbaijan told Trend Jan.27 in response to the request of the agency on plans to cut jobs in Azerbaijan.
The reduction of jobs is a part of measures aimed at improving the competitiveness and efficiency of BP in the current environment, the company said. All decisions on job cuts are made in accordance with the Code of Conduct of the company and the laws of the country.
"Of course, our organization must be simpler and more rational in accordance with the requirements of the business activity development," BP said. "This will ensure its competitiveness. At the same time, this will allow us to focus on the main business tasks, labor security, the reliability of our facilities and operations. Our attention will be focused on these main areas."
"BP remains committed to its obligations as part of the projects implemented by the company in Azerbaijan," BP said. "The company will continue to fulfill them."
"The projects implemented by BP in Azerbaijan are long-term and very important," BP said. "The company is committed to its obligations as part of the projects. The company will continue fulfilling them. These projects are successfully advanced. Afterwards, they will be implemented in accordance with the existing plans."
Responding to a question on the proportion of the redundant local and foreign employees, the press service of BP-Azerbaijan said that the number of redundant local permanent staff in Azerbaijan amounted to 105 people and foreigners to150 people.
BP is involved in the projects of developing the block of oil and gas fields "Azeri-Chirag-Guneshli", "Shah Deniz" gas condensate field, the Baku-Tbilisi-Ceyhan oil pipeline and the South Caucasus gas pipeline.
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