Construction and Repair of Pipeline Transport Facilities
21.03.01 Oil and Gas Engineering

In the process of training in this speciality, students get acquainted with the basics of oil and gas production onshore and in offshore areas, which include: the search for and exploration of hydrocarbon deposits on the shelf, drilling of oil and gas wells at sea, the development of oil and gas fields, the development of offshore deposits, methods of operating wells at sea

Reasons for choosing a course
  • A wide range of knowledge in many areas of industry
  • Employment opportunities in foreign companies
  • The guarantee future employment; interesting and well-paid jobs in the oil and gas industry
  • Widespread demand in the market of specialized personnel for the positions of engineers, technologists, etc
  • The opportunity to engage in scientific activities while studying at St. Petersburg Mining University

21.03.01 Oil and Gas Engineering
Mode of attendance
4 years
Admission tests
Mathematics, Physics, Russian
Number of contract-based openings
State-financed openings
Tuition fees
130 000 RUB per semester
Career opportunities
Graduates of this speciality are in demand in the oil and gas industry worldwide. Classical technical training offers graduates wide career prospects. After graduation, they can begin their work as engineering staff in the oil and gas industry or to continue education in Master’s degree program, and then, if they wish, continue studies in postgraduate school and find a place in the field of education or in research institutes
Field of study
  • Hydromechanics
  • Corrosion protection
  • Construction of gas and oil pipelines
  • Operation of oil depots and gas stations
  • Operation of pumping and compressor stations
  • Fundamentals of safe operation of oil and gas equipment
  • Reliability and diagnostics of oil and gas transport facilities
  • Operation of gas and oil pipelines and gas and oil storage facilities
  • Basics of oil and gas engineering and the history of the development of offshore fields
  • Mathematical methods for the analysis of processes of transport and storage of hydrocarbons
Our alumni
Graduate professional skills
  • Ability to identify and assess possible risks of the safe operation of pipeline transport facilities
  • Ability to develop and apply new technical solutions in the construction and repair of pipeline transport facilities
  • Ability to carry out gas-hazardous and hot work during the construction and repair of pipeline transport facilities in compliance with safety requirements
  • Readiness for operational decisions when performing production work on the construction and repair of pipeline transport facilities
  • Ability to ensure the safe conduct of construction and excavation works during the construction of pipeline transport facilities
  • Skills in formulating and solving practical problems arising staff during meetings (planning meetings) and in monitoring the safe operation of pipeline transport facilities

Additional opportunities
Learning foreign languages (English, German, French) in addition to studying Russian
University departments invite foreign lecturers to teach courses or deliver lectures on particular topics. These courses are taught in foreign languages.
Acquiring skills in working with modern software complexes and equipment
Research activities under the guidance of department professor and associate professors