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

17 October 2018 3rd Thermal EOR conference held in Chengdu
The tagline is Thermal Methods for Enhanced Oil Recovery: Laboratory Testing, Simulation and Oilfields Applications.
27 September 2018 Partnership agreement concluded by Kazan University and Rosneft
Chief executives Ilshat Gafurov and Igor Sechin signed the comprehensive document
05 September 2018 Tatarstan Oil-Gas-Petrochemicals Forum 2018 and visit by Sinopec delegation
University representatives are a part of the biggest petroleum industry event of the year in Tatarstan on 4th – 6th September.
01 August 2018 Kazan University visited by participants of 81st Annual Meeting of Meteoritical Society
After the main events had wrapped up in Moscow, some of the guests decided to make a trip to Kazan.
13 July 2018 Petroleum technology showcased at Tatarstan Oil Summit
The event's main itinerary fell on July 12th in Leninogorsk District of Tatarstan.
07 June 2018 Inhibitors for gas hydrates to receive grant funding from Russian Foundation for Basic Research
Kazan University is one of the 32 winners of the latest bidding in Arctic-focused contest.
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