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

07 October 2019 Kazan University-developed technology used at Boca de Jaruco oilfield in Cuba
Prime Minister of Russia Dmitry Medvedev visited an opening ceremony for a horizontal well on the deposit on 4th October.
03 October 2019 Combustion behavior of aromatics may provide keys to enhancing heavy oil extraction
Kazan University's In-Situ Combustion Lab continues its inquiries in Journal of Industrial and Engineering Chemistry.
01 October 2019 9th Russian Conference on Lithology
Over 170 rock scientists have gathered at Kazan University for a second time.
23 September 2019 Karla crater confirmed to be an impact structure
An international expedition completed its mission in Tatarstan.
03 September 2019 Kazan Federal University is a part of Tatarstan Oil and Gas Forum
The forum, spanning 2nd – 4th September, comprises three international expos and five conferences.
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