New engineers for the oil and gas industry graduated from Gubkin University

On June 23, 2016 Graduation Ceremony was held in the palace of culture "Gubkinets" at Gubkin University. Honors diplomas to best university graduates were handed out by the Rector Viktor Martynov and the President Albert Vladimirov.

Graduation Ceremony is a long-awaited day by hundreds of students during their university studies.

Gubkin Russian State University of Oil and Gas keeps up the tradition of celebrating this event annually.

The Graduation Ceremony 2016 was opened by a welcome speech made by the Rector of Gubkin University Viktor Martynov who congratulated graduates, their parents, faculty and staff. "We stand at the beginning of the industrial chain, and train personnel who are responsible for fuel for airplanes, cars, trains and ships, energy for plants, gas and electricity in homes as well as most modern materials that are made from refined hydrocarbon products. To work in the industry is great responsibility not only on a city or a region scale, but on the entire country scale" – said Viktor Martynov.

University graduates were also greeted by the Deputy Minister of Energy of the Russian Federation Kirill Molodtsov and representatives of the world leading oil and gas companies such as Gazprom, Rosneft, Russneft, LUKOIL, Transneft, Schlumberger, Baker Hughes, Sakhalin Energy, Gazprom Neft, Bashneft, Gazprom Dobycha Yamburg, VNIPIneft, Gazprom Transgaz Moscow, Rosgeologiya, Tatneft and others.

In 2016, 2458 graduates, including 336 specialists, 1621 bachelor’s degree and 501 master’s degree holders left the university, 470 of them received diplomas with honors.