Surgut Institute of Oil and Gas

The Tyumen State Oil and Gas University conducts the family tree from training and counseling center of the Ural polytechnic institute opened in Tyumen in 1956 which was further a part of the Tyumen industrial institute. It happened in 1963 when fast development of resources of Western Siberia began. In 1963 the decision to create the profile higher education institution training experts for an oil and gas complex of Siberia in Tyumen was made.

In 1994 the name was changed to “Tyumen State Oil and Gas University”.

Today in higher education institution 35 thousand students on all steps of education are trained. The leading technical higher education institution of Western Siberia offers 36 directions of preparation according to programs of the higher education (bachelor’s degree, specialist program), 31 directions of master’s degree program, 37 specialties of secondary professional education, 14 programs of training in working professions and 8 directions of study in postgraduate study. Since June 2007 graduates and teachers of TSOGU can receive the European supplement to the diploma.

As a part of the scientific staff of TSOGU there are 225 doctors of science, professors, 787 candidates of science, associate professors. Among them there are 3 academicians, 4 corresponding members of the Russian Academy of Sciences and more than 100 full members and corresponding members of Academies of Sciences, the winner of the Lenin award, 3 winners of the State award, 7 honored worker of science and technology of the Russian Federation.

Partnership for many years connects TSOGU with the largest oil and gas, transport and service companies, such as OAO Surgutneftegas, OAO Lukoil, OAO Transneft – Siberia, OAO Gazprom, OAO Rosneft, Baker Hughes, “Schlumberger”, “Halliburton”, “KCA DeutagDrilling”, “Repsol”, etc. Today the higher education institution has signed over 190 contracts on cooperation.

The priority direction in this area is the conclusion of the long-term complex contracts providing training of specialists with the higher education, professional development of employees of the enterprises, carrying out Companies’ Days, the organization of the students’ internships, employment of graduates. The partner enterprises provide support to higher education institution in updating and modernization of industrial practice base establishing of the modern laboratories, audiences, computer classes, training centers. So, in higher education institution a set of personalized lecture halls, e.g. ООО “Rosneft, OAO Transneft – Siberia, OAO Lukoil, specially equipped with an educational program of Microsoft IT Academy, Slavneft-Megionneftegaz (JSC SN-MNG), “Schlumberger” lecture hall etc.

Faculties of Surgut Institute of Oil and Gas:

  • Institute of geology and oil and gas production
  • Institute of architecture and design
  • Construction Institute
  • Institute and service sectoral management
  • Institute of industrial technology and engineering
  • Institute for transport

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Tyumen City

Tyumen is a city in Russia, the capital of the Tyumen region, the first Russian city in Siberia. It is located in Western Siberia on the Tura River flowing into the Tobol River. The distance to Moscow is 2,081 km.

Tyumen features

Being an administrative and business center of the largest oil- and natural gas-extracting region of the country, Tyumen is informally called the oil and gas capital of Russia.

Tyumen celebrates City Day on the last Saturday of July. The boat on the coat of arms means that the town was the historical starting point for navigation on the rivers of Siberia.

The history of the origin of the name of Tyumen is not clear. Tatar legends bound it with the word “tumen” meaning “ten thousandth army”. In modern language of Tyumen Tatars the word “tyumen” means “lowland”.

The climate is similar to sharply continental. The average temperature in January is minus 15 degrees Celsius, in July – plus 18.8 degrees Celsius.

The headquarters of the following large Russian companies can be found in Tyumen: “Zapsibgazprom”(“Gazprom”), “Lukoil – Western Siberia” (“Lukoil”), “Tyumenneftegaz”, “Sibnefteprovod” (“Transneft”).

The main airport of Tyumen is an international airport “Roshchino” offering regular flights to Moscow, St. Petersburg, Ekaterinburg, Kazan, Krasnodar, Krasnoyarsk, Novosibirsk, Rostov-on-Don, Sochi, Surgut, Ufa and a number of other cities. Tyumen is also a railway hub of Sverdlovsky Railway (the Trans-Siberian Railway).

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