AZ / EN / RU
Elkhan Bashirov

BP Upstream, Non-Operating Joint Venture, Middle East Region – Iraq

Operations Project Manager


Courses: International Business Operations & Logistics, The Connected Leader




  • Executive MBA, Maastricht School of Management, Netherlands.
  • Process Engineering, School of Chemical Engineering, Manchester.
  • Industry Engineering- BCs, State Oil Academy, Baku.


Work experience:

  • 2019 – present: Project Operations Manager in Iraq, Rumaila Oil Field – BP, Petro-China, BOC Joint Venture Company. Leading portfolio of 500million USD $ projects’ readiness in 2nd largest oil field in the globe.
  • 2017 – 2019: Executive Assistant to BP, Upstream exec member – Head of Safety & Operations - London, UK Accountable of efficiency of exec office -  key enabler of communication, preparation of executive meetings, briefs and   regional offices across the world.
  • 2010  - 2017: Held leadership roles in BP, AGT Operations – Operations Team Leader, Dept. Installation Manager, Facility Lead – leading multi-national, experienced professionals in highly hazardous environments, oil & gas fields to achieve safe and reliable operations.                                                                            
  • 2006-2010: Process Chemical Engineer – started as an engineer to BP Caspian.



  • Graduate of BP Challenge Program on Process & Chemical Engineering.
  • Project Management – University of Washington
  • Executive EMBA – Maastricht SM & ADA unv.
  • Process, chemical engineering – Manchester University.
  • Engineering Economics – Az State Oil Academy.