Oil and Gas Engineering
Nizhnevartovsk State University
Faculty of Engineering and Technology, Department for Oil and Gas Engineering
KOCHINA Tatiana Borisovna
Head of the Department
Teaching staff. Most of the teachers of the Department for Oil and Gas Engineering are practitioners including heads and specialists of specialized enterprises such as Pipe Metallurgical Company, the NizhnevartovskNIPIneft oil and gas company, the regional branches of the Rosneft oil company and the Gazprom dobycha Yamburg gas production company.
Facilities and resources. The educational process is supported with bench-top laboratory equipment, in particular, with complex oil and gas production equipment. Laboratory work is done at virtual laboratory facilities. The faculty established the research laboratory "Chemistry of Stratal Systems."
Research. The department staff’s activities have an applied focus: it developed methods of and technical recommendations on lifetime extension of oilfield equipment, an increase in reservoir recovery rate, oil extraction intensification, etc.
Education. The classes are given using information-developmental and activity-based technologies, search and research technologies and instructional design technologies (project method). Students get involved in the collective thinking process. The teaching information visualization method is used.
Strategic partners. The employers of the Samotlorneftegaz oil and gas company, the largest regional branch of Rosneft, annually participate in discussing scientific problems and prospects proposed by students at scientific seminars, conferences, plenary meetings and in discussion clubs.
Competitive advantages. Thanks to cooperation with the leading oil enterprises of the region, students of the department have an opportunity to become familiar with the nuances of future profession at the university. Graduates of the program quickly find employment within their degree field.