21.04.01 Oil and gas engineering

Geological support of hydrocarbon deposit development

2 years

About the program

Highly qualified specialists are trained. They are able to solve a wide range of tasks for the exploration and development of complex oil and gas fields. The training is focused on scientific research, production and technological activities in the oil and gas industry with the use of extensive professional competencies.

Learning outcomes

  • Ability to analyze the hydrocarbon deposit geological structure;
  • Competence in assess the geological conditions for the organization of oil and gas production;
  • Ability to analyze the hydrocarbon deposit geological structure;
  • Knowledge in estimation and management of hydrocarbon reserves, in scientific research and development, using modern technologies and software.

Career opportunities

A petroleum geologist can work in the production and scientific and technical divisions of oil and gas producing companies, as well as in research institutes of the oil and gas profile. Highly paid work in the prestigious oil and gas industry has strengthened the image of a specialist, which is associated with the concepts of "respectability", "success" and "high qualification".
The demand for specialists is due to the shortage of professional personnel in a promising industry focused on the world's most important fuel resources.


Program academic supervisor

Teaching staff

Associate Professor: Department of Advanced Geology, Geophysics and Geoinformation Systems
Head of the Laboratory: Geological, Hydrological and Engineering-Geological Processes Modeling Lab

Fees and funding

234 300 ₽
Per year

Entrance exams

Applicants take a computer entrance exam in Russian language.

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