In the process of training in this speciality, students get acquainted with the basics of gas and gas condensate production on land, which include: search and exploration of hydrocarbon deposits, drilling, development and operation of gas and gas condensate fields, engineering and methods of operating gas and gas condensate wells, routine and overhaul wells.


21.03.01 Oil and Gas Engineering

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
  • Employment opportunities with foreign companies;

  • Acquisition of a wide range of competencies in many areas of industry;

  • The possibility of future employment with an interesting and well-paid job in the gas industry;

  • The opportunity to engage in scientific activities during training at St. Petersburg Mining University;

  • Great demand in the market of specialized personnel for the positions of engineers, technologists, etc.


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 careers as gas production operators, process engineers, specialists in gas production at the fields of Rosneft and Gazprom 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
Oil and gas field equipment;
Computer modeling in the oil and gas engineering;
Underground hydrodynamics;
Development and operation of gas and gas condensate fields;
Intra-field assembling and preparation systems for downhole products;
Oil and gas well operation technology;
Maintenance and overhaul of wells;
Methods of increasing gas recovery;
Gas-hydrodynamic methods for the study of wells and reservoirs;
Technology and technique for improving oil recovery in offshore fields.
Graduate skills
Ability to formulate and solve practical problems arising during staff meetings (planning meetings) and in monitoring the production process;
Ability to use the readings of instrumentation (I&C) and data from geological and technical studies to assess the progress of the production process for gas and gas condensate;
Skills in identifying and assessing possible risks of deviating from design decisions in the process of gas and gas condensate production and making operational decisions to minimize them, as well as correcting the course of the production process of gas and gas condensate;
Ability to develop new technologies in the prevention of complications and accidents in gas production, protection of the subsoil and the environment;
Ability to make operational decisions to correct the course of the production process for gas and gas condensate;
Skills in preparing official documentation with an accurate description of the signs and types of complications arising during the extraction of gas and gas condensate, the actions of the overhaul team and the results of the elimination of complications and accidents.