Gubkin University continues strategic partnership with Transneft
On December 12, 2017 the official opening of the Department of Oil Products and Gas Supplies renewed and reequipped according to Transneft standards was held at Gubkin University. The bright design of classrooms, modern laboratory and training equipment bring the academic process at the University to a new level.
The Rector of Gubkin University Viktor Martynov, the Vice-president of Transneft Boris Korol, the General Director of Transneft Upper Volga Yuri Levin, the University administration and faculty, and Transneft subsidiaries representatives participated in the opening ceremony.
The Rector of Gubkin University Viktor Martynov noted that Transneft gives all companies cooperating with the University a lead in style and design of audiences. These are also the material base of a completely new level, a system of interconnected training laboratories and simulators, a large number of individual scholarships for students, and grants for young faculty members. This investment gives impetus to introduce technologies applied today in the oil and gas production to the academic process.
The project of the University infrastructure reconstruction implied the renovation of all the premises of the Department of Oil Products and Gas Supplies and fitting the Transneft training ground with the equipment called “systems for measuring the quantity and quality indicators of oil and oil products".
“The cooperation of the company with the University began in 2000 and at present four subsidiaries – Transneft Upper Volga, Transneft Druzhba, Chernomortransneft and Transneft Baltika help the University to develop and implement joint projects. Gubkin University is the main platform for professional development and professional retraining of our employees. Over the past few years, more than 700 specialists of the company have improved their qualifications. In addition, we improve the material and technical base for students,” said the Vice-president of Transneft Boris Korol.
Later on, the meeting of the University students with the management of Transneft was held in Transneft innovative training center. The Rector of Gubkin University Viktor Martynov, the Vice-president of Transneft Boris Korol and the Deputy Vice-president of Transneft – the Director of the Department of Transport, Training and Quality of Oil Products Vladimir Nazarov awarded individual scholarships to 17 students and grants to 7 young faculty members. Viktor Martynov thanked the General Director of Transneft Upper Volga Yuri Levin for helping to implement this project.