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

04 January 2018 Russian Science Foundation Grant Winners: Mathematical Models for Petroleum Extraction
SAU EcoOil is working on mathematical applications for processes in oil reservoirs.
21 December 2017 Mayor of Kazan Scholarships 2017
70 best high schoolers, students, and PhD candidates were awarded at the ceremony on December 21st.
20 December 2017 Kazan University and Sinopec Jointly Applying for a Grant in Shale Oil Research
The grant is a bilateral offer by the Russian Foundation for Basic Research and the National Natural Science Foundation of China.
03 December 2017 Megagrant Won by Kazan University
The proposed name for the new entity is the Eurasian Research and Education Center for Geochronology and Thermochronology.
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&
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