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

27 September 2017 Visit by Lukoil CEO Vagit Alekperov
One of the key executives of the Russian hydrocarbon industry met with Rector Ilshat Gafurov and gave a lecture on September 27th.
19 September 2017 The participants of the 'Kazan Golovkinsky Stratigraphic Meeting 2017' arrived in Kazan
Еhe Institute of Geology and Petroleum Technologies KFU started registration of the participants of 'Kazan Golovkinsky Stratigraphic Meeting 2017&
07 September 2017 Scientists from India visited the Institute of Geology and Petroleum Technologies of the KFU
On September 5, the Institute of Geology and Petroleum Technologies of the KFU visited Professor Jnana Kayal and Professor Nimisha Vedanti
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.
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