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

15 March 2019 Vice-Rector Danis Nurgaliev receives Russian Government Prize in Science and Technology
The award was given for a new complex of wide range spectral noise logging.
18 February 2019 3rd International UpExPro Conference
A conference for young scientists is being held by Kazan University's Society of Petroleum Engineers student chapter on 14th – 17th February
21 January 2019 Cooperation agreement signed by Kazan Federal University and Indian petroleum powerhouse ONGC
The paper was signed by Vice-Rector Danis Nurgaliev and ONGC head of research Shri Omkar Nath Gyani.
17 December 2018 'Patent of the Year' awarded to in-situ catalyst research
Heavy oil extraction project was supported by the Investment and Venture Fund of the Republic of Tatarstan.
13 December 2018 Vice-Rector for Research Danis Nurgaliev visited Paris Institute of Earth Physics
He discussed prospective cooperation in paleoclimatology, geomagnetism, and ionosphere studies.
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.
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