Institute of Geology and Petroleum Technologies\Natural Sciences - Kazan (Volga region) Federal University
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  • Портал КФУ \ Academic Units \ Natural Sciences \ Institute of Geology and Petroleum Technologies
Welcome to the Institute of Geology and Petroleum Technologies

The Institute of Geology and Petroleum Technologies was established in 2011 on the basis of the KFU Faculty of Geology and is its rightful successor. The structure of the Institute includes seven specialized departments, Research and Training Center for Natural Bitumen Development, Research and Training Center for Aerospace Technologies, Research and Training Center for Engineering, Geological and Geophysical Investigations, over 20 specialized research and training labs equipped with up-to-date facilities, Research and Training Complex “Petrophysics”, Most extensive Geology Museum, Center of Training Bases and Expeditionary Works, Magnet Observatory (one of the oldest in the country)

Currently, the Institute teaches over 800 under- and post-graduate students in 6 bachelor and 5 master programs in Geology. Students are taught full time, and in both full- and part-time modules for Geophysics. In 2012 the Institute plans to launch teaching in Oil and Gas Business. Institute laboratories boast up-to-date teaching facilities and special equipment. Highly qualified scholars supervise the research process, of them 21 full and 43 associate professors. Together with studying professional and special subjects, students have a fundamental training in Mathematics, Physics, Informatics and Economics.

News and announcements

10 July 2017 Vice-President of the International Association of Sedimentologists visited KFU
Giovanna Della Porta, visited the Institute of Geology and Petroleum Technologies KFU to study the carbonate reservoirs of the Volga-Ural region.
26 June 2017 Online defense of a master's thesis
The defense of master's theses by «double diploma» education program has taken place at Institute of Geology and Petroleum Technologie
22 June 2017 Plenary lectures and poster session started at 'ThEOR-2017'
Opening ceremony of II International Workshop «ThEOR-2017» has taken place at Nikolay Lobachevsky Scientific Library on June 21.
20 June 2017 Development of the international cooperation within the 'ThEOR-2017'
Lectures from leading experts of oil branch Dr. Pedro Pereira Almao and Dr. Jingjun Pan have taken place on June 19, 2017.
01 June 2017 SAU EcoOil Strengthens Footing in China
A KFU delegation visited Southwest Petroleum University on May 23rd – 24th.
24 May 2017 Thermal Methods of Recovery Enhancement Discussed with PetroChina
The meeting occurred at RIPED, PetroChina's research and development facility, on May 22nd in Beijing.
04 May 2017 Researchers Working to Extend the Life Cycle of Romashkino Oilfield
One of the largest oil deposits in the world can serve for many more years.
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Head of department:Danis Nurgaliev
Phone:+7 (843) 233-51-61
Fax:+7 (843) 292-82-67
E-mail:geofak@kpfu.ru
Address:420008, Kazan, 4/5 Kremlyovskaya
ПОРТАЛ КФУ \ Academic Units \ Natural Sciences \ Institute of Geology and Petroleum Technologies
ПОРТАЛ КФУ \ Academic Units \ Natural Sciences \ Institute of Geology and Petroleum Technologies
ПОРТАЛ КФУ \ Academic Units \ Natural Sciences \ Institute of Geology and Petroleum Technologies