Tyumen forum. Higher education institutions and oil-gas enterprises unified efforts in education of personnel
11:32 21 сентября 2017
Категории: News in English
Participants and experts of Tyumen oil and gas forum are discussing issues of education of qualified personnel for Russian fuel and energy complex and introduction of modern information technologies in the branch. Tyumen Industrial University is a partner of the panel discussion “It’s all about talents. Modern approaches to train the personnel in oil and gas”. Scientists are trying to find out what demands were formed by major industrial partners of oil and gas sector.
As a member of the Board, the senior Vice President for oil and gas extraction of the company “LUKOIL” Azat Shamsuarov says, in the sphere of vocational education, science and production the company works closely with main research and educational institutions, including Tyumen Industrial University. More than eight years ago the company took the basic, very correct and timely decision to support academic science. The Institute “Neftegazproekt” (oil and gas project) was established by the company’s initiative, at great support of the governor of Tyumen region. The created small organization allowed involving professors and teachers the University of Tyumen to work, and bringing all its innovative, technological solutions up to industrial areas, as he notes.
The deputy chairman of the Board of “Gazprom Neft” Vadim Yakovlev told about the joint program with Tyumen Industrial University “Industrial and civil construction on objects of oil extraction”. This year within the program the company provided ten grants for education of master students till 2019. As we should note, two of the company’s affiliated enterprises “Messoyakhaneftegaz” and “Gazpromneft-Yamal” are located in Yamal-Nenets Autonomous Okrug.
As the acting rector of Tyumen Industrial University Veronica Yefimova notes, the University conducts much work with schools in the region and also in the chain “school-university-enterprise”.
Majority of the university’s enterprises-partners have specialized classes in schools. In Tyumen Oblast and Yamal-Nenets Autonomous Okrug they are represented widely by “Rosneft-classes”, and work is conducted on these platforms, potentially high-qualified applicants are educated. Pupils, who focus their attention on work in the oil company, come to specialized classes. They know that becoming an engineer requires for much work. Then the best students are chosen at the University, they are supported through corporate scholarships, as Veronica Yefimova notes.
“We go to “difficult” oil; its extraction needs specialists of the higher professional level. Together with Tyumen Industrial University we educate such specialists, fulfilling the joint program “school-university-enterprise”, as the director general of “Rosneft-Uvatneftegaz” Yevgeniy Zadorozhny says.