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.


15.03.02 Technological Machines and Equipment

Mode of attendance
Full time
5,5 years
Language of training
Admission tests for international students
Mathematics, Russian language
Tuition fees
300 000 RUB per semester
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.


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;
Oil refining machines and apparatus;
Technical systems management;
Modeling of processes and objects in chemical technologies;
Reactor processes and equipment in oil and gas processing industries;
Technology of oil and gas processing and petrochemical synthesis;
Design and calculation of apparatus industry;
Corrosion protection;
Reliability of technological machines and equipment;
Installation and repair of oil refining machinery and apparatus.
Graduate skills
Knowledge of the main technological processes of oil refining and petrochemicals;
Practical experience with equipment gained during practical training;
Knowledge of special software systems that allow simulating oil refining processes;
Ability to carry out technological and structural analysis of the main and auxiliary equipment.