Oil and Gas Processing Equipment
15.03.02 Technological Machines and Equipment

In the process of training in this speciality, students first study basic disciplines, such as: mathematics, physics, chemistry, engineering graphics and descriptive geometry. In advanced courses, students master the theoretical foundations of chemical technology; get acquainted with the processes and apparatuses of oil refining, with the technologies of deepening oil refining and separation of pure fractions and individual compounds; and also study the methods of desig and calculation of the main apparatuses of the oil refining industry

Reasons for choosing a course
  • Opportunity to receive a demanded and well-paid profession in a dynamically developing industry
  • Opportunity to study at the Lappeenranta University of Technology under the double-degree program
  • Possibility of included studies at the Mining University of Leoben (Austria) and other partner universities under the Erasmus + program
  • Practical training at large oil refineries, such as KINEF LLC, GAZPROMNEFT-MNPZ JSC (Moscow Oil Refinery), Syzran Oil Refinery JSC, etc.
  • Career prospects up to the chief technologist of the oil refinery or the head of a large organization in oil refining, petrochemicals or the chemical industry
  • Opportunity to engage in scientific activities under the guidance of department staff with writing articles in peer-reviewed and cited journals

15.03.02 Technological Machines and Equipment
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 can work at oil refineries and petrochemical plants, for example, KINEF LLC, as well as gas condensate processing plants, e.g., NOVATEK-PUROVSKIY ZPK LLC. A significant part of graduates finds their place in design organizations, such as Russian Scientific Center of Applied Chemistry, ZAO Safe Technologies and so on. Graduates work in the positions of installation mechanics, installation technologists (at an oil refinery), chemical technology specialists, project managers, design engineers, etc
Field of study
  • Processes and apparatuses of oil refining and petrochemistry
  • Technology of oil and gas processing and petrochemical synthesis
  • Oil refining machines and apparatus
  • Design and calculation of apparatus industry
  • Technical systems management
  • Corrosion protection
  • Modeling of processes and objects in chemical technologies
  • Reliability of technological machines and equipment
  • Reactor processes and equipment in oil and gas processing industries
  • Installation and repair of oil refining machinery and apparatus
Our alumni
Graduate professional skills
  • Knowledge of the main technological processes of oil refining and petrochemicals
  • Knowledge of special software systems that allow simulating oil refining processes
  • Practical experience with equipment gained during practical training
  • Ability to carry out technological and structural analysis of the main and auxiliary equipment

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