Institute of Geology and Petroleum Technologies\Natural Sciences - Kazan (Volga region) Federal University
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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

15 October 2016 Eco-Friendly Replacement for Surfactants Researched at Kazan University
The KFU Biocontrol Lab has found proof that biosurfactants are effective in oil recovery.
30 June 2016 New Methods of Hydrocarbon Extraction Discussed at Kazan University
ThEOR-2016 conference attracted many participants and guests, including President of Tatarstan Rustam Minnikhanov.
31 March 2016 Will the Great Permian Extinction Happen Again?
This is something that Vladimir Silantyev and his colleagues' research touches upon.
04 February 2016 Visit of Shahid Beheshti University Delegation Wrapped Up
The guests spent three days at Kazan University – from February 1st to February 3rd.
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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