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Sykes meets with community partners in Louisiana

Release date: April 4, 2018

Starlee Sykes met with community partners and business leaders in Louisiana during her first trip to the state as BP’s regional president for the Gulf of Mexico and Canada
Starlee Sykes meeting business leaders and partners
Starlee Sykes meeting students
Starlee Sykes on her visit
Group shot with business leaders and community partners
Starlee Sykes meeting business leaders and partners
Starlee Sykes meeting students
Starlee Sykes on her visit
Group shot with business leaders and community partners

Sykes visited Fletcher Technical Community College to meet with students at the BP Integrated Production Technologies (IPT) building, and held a meeting with local business leaders and elected officials at BP’s Houma Operations Learning Center.

 

Fletcher’s IPT program has been designated a Deepwater Center for Workforce Excellence by the Louisiana Board of Regents. The building, which opened in 2014, features a 4,000 square-foot lab with $500,000 in state-of-the-art equipment for specialty training in mobile drilling systems, marine operations, production systems and safety. BP invested $4 million into the project, and the state of Louisiana provided a $4 million match.