Board of Directors of Tatarstan Petroleum Chemistry Investment Holding familiarized with KFU’s latest research

The meeting was headed by Rais (Governor) of Tatarstan Rustam Minnikhanov and featured Prime Minister of Tatarstan Aleksey Pesoshin. The University was represented by Vice-Rector for Earth Sciences Danis Nurgaliev and Chief Research Associate, Professor Alexander Lamberov. Dr Lamberov presented innovations in heterogeneous catalysts, plasmochemical destruction of medical waste, utilization of dangerous waste, composite water reservoirs, and cybersecurity...

Institute expanding links with TNG-AlGIS

Deputy Director of TNG-AlGIS for Strategic Development Dinar Zamalov visited IGPT on 26 February. Since 2021, TNG-AlGIS has been part of Tatneft, specializing in geographic information, geological survey, navigation, and other related issues. "Our company has long been in collaboration with KFU in various areas. As part of such cooperation, we regularly hold meetings with students and...

Center for Advanced Training and CUPET draw up plans for 2024

Cuba Petróleo Union representatives - HR Director Tania Pérez Delgado and Head of Training and Development Mario Miranda Márquez - visited on 22 February. The sides discussed further cooperation. So far, the Institute of Geology and Petroleum Technologies has graduated 25 CUPET employees from a master's program in petroleum engineering. Furthermore, 267 employees received short-term advanced...

Director for Geological Prospecting of Petrogeko LLC holds seminar for Institute and Tatneft employees

Alexander Sokolov, who also holds the position of the Chief Editor of Georesursy journal, shared his experience at the Institute on 19 - 21 February. "During the lectures we considered the mineral resource base of the Russian Federation and the influence of global oil and gas production trends on its development. The practical experience of reviewing...

KFU part of Indonesia International Education and Training Expo & Conference 2024

The big event takes place on 22 – 25 February. The University is represented by Deputy Director for Academic Affairs of the Institute of Geology and Petroleum Technologies Andrei Teryokhin and Specialist of the Section for International Admissions of the International Office Olga Baklanova. The Expo features 143 institutions from 12 countries, including several from Russia. The attendance is expected...

Irek Mukhamatdinov on why oil is being recovered in the ocean

Senior Research Associate Irek Mukhamatdinov, winner of the 2023 Russian Presidential Award for Science and Technology, gave an interview to the National Projects of Russia YouTube channel. Here is a full transcript. -- Is it true that oil comes from dinosaurs? -- There are two theories of the origins of oil - organic and inorganic. Dmitry Mendeleev...

KFU represented at 2024 International Petroleum Technology Conference in Dhahran, Saudi Arabia

Chair of the Department of Petroleum Engineering Mikhail Varfolomeev visited the event on 12 - 14 February. Over the past few days, Saudi Arabia has become a center of attraction for energy representatives, oil and gas industry leaders and academia. Participants of the event got an opportunity to exchange experience and professional views on current topics...

Petroleum scientists receive Tatarstan State Award in Science and Technology

The team comprises employees of Kazan Federal University, the Institute of Earth Physics (Russian Academy of Sciences), and Tatneft, one of Russia’s biggest oil companies. The ceremony was held on 2 February in Kazan Kremlin and featured Rais (Governor) of Tatarstan Rustam Minnikhanov. Two awardees represent the Institute of Geology and Petroleum Technologies – Senior Research Associate Eduard Ziganshin (Laboratory...

Postgrads discuss well engineering

1st International Conference on Oil Condensate and Gas Condensate Reservoir Engineering at Russian Oil Companies was held at the Institute on 25 January. The event was organized by the Department of Petroleum, Gas and Carbon Materials Technology. It was joined by overseas students from Uzbekistan and Kazakhstan, as well as practicing professionals from local oil and...