Training of the Petroleum Geologists at the Kazan University began after the discovery of Big Oil in Tatarstan in 1940s. In 1954 the Department of Petroleum Geology and gas was established and headed by the outstanding petroleum geologist Troepolsky. Graduates of the department were involved into the exploration of Big Oil of Tatarstan.
There are 6 PhDs and 3 Candidate of Sciences among the department's staff.
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head of department of oil and gas geology