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

20 February 2020 Kazan University visited by Intel executives
Head of Software Channel EMEA Ralph de Wargny and Business Development Manager Olga Andrianova talked with Rector Ilshat Gafurov and other employees.
14 February 2020 Cobalt-based catalysts promise to enhance heavy oil extraction
A new test was publicized by Kazan Federal University in Journal of Petroleum Science and Engineering.
10 January 2020 Thermolysis helps rid petroleum of viscous components
A President of Russia grant has been obtained by the In-Situ Combustion Lab.
28 December 2019 Results of Russian Presidential Grants contest for 2020
The grants will be allocated to several individual employees and research teams of Kazan Federal University.
13 November 2019 Joint delegation of Arab University of Science and Technology and Al Baath University
Representatives of two Syrian universities arrived to the Institute of Geology and Petroleum Technologies on 12th November.
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