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Operation of Wells under Difficult Conditions
21.04.01 Oil and Gas Engineering (Development)


Overview
Graduates of this speciality are in worldwide demand in the oil industry. Classical technical training offers graduates ample career prospects. After graduation, they can work as operators of oil and gas production, operators of routine maintenance and overhaul of wells, process engineers, specialists in oil and gas production at the fields of Rosneft (RN-Yuganskneftegaz, RN-Purneftegaz) and Gazprom. It is also possible to enroll to Master’s degree studies and then continue studies in postgraduate school and continue career in education or research.

Reasons for choosing a course
  • Broad market demand for specialized personnel with in-depth knowledge of the oil field development specifics
  • Modern methods of teaching necessary theoretical and practical skills
  • The opportunity to engage in scientific activities during training at St. Petersburg Mining University
  • The possibility of included studies in foreign partner universities with the issuance of internationally recognized diplomas
  • Prospects of employment with public and private oil and gas companies engaged in exploration and production of hydrocarbons, construction, rehabilitation and reconstruction of wells on land and at sea; in foreign oil and gas companies

Направление
подготовки
21.04.01 Oil and Gas Engineering (Development)
Degree
Master's
Mode of attendance
Full time
Duration
2 years
Admission tests
Field-specific entrance test, diploma grade-point average, final qualifying work grade
Number of contract-based openings
5
State-financed openings
16
Tuition fees
140 000 RUB per semester
Career opportunities
Graduates of this speciality are worldwide in demand in the oil industry. Classical technical training offers graduates ample career prospects. After graduation, they can begin their careers as operators of oil and gas production, operators of routine maintenance and overhaul of wells, process engineers, specialists in oil and gas production at the fields of Rosneft (RN-Yuganskneftegaz , RN-Purneftegaz) and Gazprom. It is also possible to enroll in postgraduate school and continue career in the field of education or at research institutes.
Field of study
  • Information systems
  • Mathematical modeling in the problems of the oil and gas industry
  • Oil and gas design methodology and project management
  • Hydrodynamic methods of well research
  • General theory of dynamical systems
  • Problems of the global oil and gas market
  • CAD systems
  • Operation of wells in difficult conditions
  • Development of oil and gas fields
  • Intelligent mining management
Our alumni
Graduate professional skills
  • Ability to develop physical, mathematical and computer models of the studied processes, phenomena and objects related to the professional field
  • Ability to improve and develop new methods for experimental studies of the physical processes of oil and gas production and technical devices
  • Ability to conduct multi-criteria assessment of benefits from the implementation of technological processes, projects, work of the oil and gas organization
  • Ability to assess innovative risks when introducing new technologies, equipment, systems
  • Ability to develop new technologies in the prevention of complications and accidents in the oil and gas industry, protection of the subsoil and the environment
  • Ability to carry out research work to improve technology and research processes for the development of oil fields

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