Cooperation

Center for Advanced Training finishes year with best ever results

In 2023, the Institute's Center for Advanced Training (CdoGEO) has provided courses to 1,370 persons from 250 companies, including national leaders Rosneft, Gazprom, Surgutneftegaz, Lukoil, and Gazpromneft. 132 programs have been completed in geology, petroleum engineering, geophysics, hydrogeology, surveying, metrology, and other subjects. Rosneft was the biggest client this year, sending 598 professionals for training. Graduation questionnaires...

Latest developments presented at meeting of Tatarstan Petroleum Chemistry Investment Holding

The meeting was helmed by Governor Rustam Minnikhanov. Among the discussed issues were low-tonnage chemistry, asphalt technology, cloud storage, drone runways, and many more. KFU was represented by Chair of the Department of Petroleum Engineering Mikhail Varfolomeev and Chair of the Department of Oil, Gas and Carbon Materials Technology Alim Kemalov. Dr Varfolomeev mentioned that the University is actively working...

Exchange students share their experience of studying in Kazan and Beijing

Complex Data Analysis in Geosciences, the Institute's master's program in English, includes an exchange agreement between Kazan Federal University and China University of Petroleum signed in 2019. This year, three students from each side moved to another country for a semester. CUP student Zhou Ling talks about her life in Kazan, "It was difficult in the beginning,...

Ongoing cooperation discussed with Union Cuba-Petróleo

Head of Training and Development Mario Miranda Márquez and HR Director Tania Pérez Delgado visited on 3 and 4 October. Since 2018, the Institute has been cooperating with Cuba's national oil company, having graduated 25 master's degree students and 267 short-term training students. In June 2023, Minister of Higher Education of Cuba Walter Baluja Garcia toured IGPT and...

Institute projects represented at RAO/CIS Offshore in Saint-Petersburg

The forum took place on 26 - 29 September. The conference on oil and gas projects of the Russian Arctic and offshore areas is organized on odd years. It features representatives of governments, businesses, and research centers of the Commonwealth of Independent States. KFU's sizable delegation comprised Vice-Rector for Earth Sciences Danis Nurgaliev, Deputy Director of...

Institute representative contributes to Pipes 2023 conference

  The 25th meeting of Russian pipe industrialists was held in Chelyabinsk on 13 - 15 September. A thematic roundtable on energy transition for sustainable development was organized by Russian Research Pipe Institute, subsidiary of TMK (Pipe Metallurgy Company). It was moderated by Deputy Director of the Center for Energy Transition of Skoltech University Irina Gaida. Chair...

Danis Nurgaliev: Development of technologies and equipment for the oil and gas industry is a new way to develop the country as a whole

Vice-Rector for Earth Sciences gave an interview to Burenie i Neft, a Russian oil industry magazine.   - Danis Karlovich, what forecast can you give for the oil and gas industry in the near future from the point of view of a geologist? Will oil run out? - One can often hear in the media that the Earth...

TNG Group’s education and production center opened at the Institute of Geology and Petroleum Technologies

The ceremony took place on 31 August. It featured General Director of TAGRAS Holding LLC Lenar Nazipov, General Director of TNG Group LLC Yan Sharipov, and Vice-Rector for Earth Sciences, Director of the Institute of Geology and Petroleum Technologies Danis Nurgaliev. Mr Nazipov noted the significance of the new facility, “We have been cooperating with Kazan University for a long...

KFU now part of Synchrotron Radiation in Petroleum Technology Consortium

A thematic event took place in Novosibirsk, Russia, during the 10th International Forum on Technological Development (Technoprom-2023). A KFU delegation comprises Vice-Rector for Earth Sciences Danis Nurgaliev, Deputy Director for Innovation of the Institute of Geology and Petroleum Technologies Vladislav Sudakov, and Chair of the Department of Petroleum Engineering Mikhail Varfolomeev. The forum includes ten technological tracks, including IT, nuclear...