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

28 January 2021 University to work on hemorrhagic fever antibody test
Professor Albert Rizvanov talks about the new project.
03 January 2021 Winners of Russian Presidential Research Grants for 2021 announced
The grants amount to 1.2 million rubles for PhDs and 2 million rubles for DSc degree holders.
02 January 2021 Low-field NMR relaxometry as a fast way to analyze SARA-composition of crude oils
A paper by Kazan Federal University appeared in Journal of Petroleum Science and Engineering.
14 December 2020 University research showcased at Vuzpromexpo 2020 in Moscow
Vuzpromexpo is the largest annual university research expo in Russia.
05 November 2020 New genus of chimaerid fish classified with help from Kazan University expert
Evgeny Popov (Senior Research Associate, Laboratory of the Stratigraphy Oil and Gas Bearing Reservoirs) partook in researching Canadodus suntoki.
19 October 2020 High resistance road pavement may be used for new Moscow-Kazan motorway
The Department of High Viscosity Oil and Natural Bitumen is working on a new type of asphalt concrete.