Drilling of Oil and Gas Wells

Program Manager
Vera V. Zhivaeva
Head of Department, Oil and Gas Wells Drilling
Associate Professor, Candidate of Technical Sciences
The program is aimed at training highly qualified specialists in the field of oil and gas wells drilling, their reconstruction, restoration and workover.

Faculty members

  • Candidate of Science and Doctor of Science
  • Specialists from leading industry companies
Alexey Alexandrovich Podyachev
Associate Professor, Oil and Gas Wells Drilling Department, Candidate of Technical Sciences
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Pavel Nikolayevich Bukin
Senior Lecturer, Oil and Gas Wells Drilling Department, Samara State Technical University
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Georgiy Sergeyevich Mozgovoy
Senior Lecturer, Oil and Gas Wells Drilling Department, Samara State Technical University
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Vasily Igorevich Nikitin
Associate Professor, Oil and Gas Wells Drilling Department, Candidate of Technical Sciences
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Vera Viktorovna Zhivaeva
Head of Department, Oil and Gas Wells Drilling Department, Samara State Technical University Director, Institute of Continuing Education, Samara State Technical University, Candidate of Technical Sciences
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Admission Requirements

The application procedure, the number of study places, the list of entrance examinations and information about invitations, visas and the scholarship conditions are published in the Admission section of the website https://samgtu.com.

Upon graduating from the program, students obtain skills and competencies in the field of oil and gas drilling supervision.

Tuition Fee

Full-Time:

146 580 rubles (₽)

  • for citizens of Belarus, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tadzhikistan;
  • for citizens of Armenia, Moldova, Uzbekistan, Georgia with the residence permit in the Russian Federation

208 200 rubles (₽) for citizens of other foreign countries

Part-time:

75 540 rubles (₽)

  • for citizens of Belarus, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tadzhikistan;
  • for citizens of Armenia, Moldova, Uzbekistan, Georgia with the residence permit in the Russian Federation

126 000 rubles (₽) for citizens of other foreign countries

The graduate’s professional areas of expertise:

  • Main types of machinery and equipment for oil and gas wells drilling;
  • Main types of process fluids for drilling and casing of oil and gas wells;
  • Design and technical characteristics of drilling equipment, properties and chemicals of drilling and cementing slurries used in well drilling;
  • Maintenance, operation and storage conditions of technological equipment and materials used when drilling wells;
  • Service regulations of technological equipment and technical means of monitoring the drilling process;
  • Efficiency gains for use of drilling equipment and materials;
  • Personnel emergency plan for drilling and service contractors.

The graduate’s professional tasks:

  • To ensure the performance of diagnostics, maintenance, repair and operation of oil and gas equipment; performance of work safety control operations when drilling wells;
  • To ensure the safety of drilling operations, the implementation of technological processes when drilling wells;
  • To control the drilling process;
  • To take actions in case of violations to bring equipment and storage conditions of materials according to the regulatory documents;
  • To inform the customer about the procedural violations, industrial safety and environment violations;
  • To prepare and present end-of-well reports to the customer.

As a result of mastering the Bachelor’s program, the graduate should have the following competencies:

  • Ensuring the performance of diagnostics, maintenance, repair and operation of oil and gas equipment;
  • Safety monitoring and performance management when drilling wells;
  • Performance management of geological steering support for oil and gas wells drilling, repair and restoration of wells;
  • Computer-aided design of technological processes.

Professional courses

  • Automation and Geosteering in Drilling
  • Oil and Gas Wells Casing
  • Reconstruction and Restoration of Wells
  • Drilling Fluids
  • Well Completion
  • Geological and Technological Research of Oil and Gas Wells
  • Production Management and Supervising in Drilling
  • Emergencies and Troubles in Drilling
  • Technologies and Technical Complexes of the Oil and Gas Enterprise
  • Three-Dimensional Modeling in the Oil and Gas Industry
  • Geoinformation and Monitoring Systems in the Oil and Gas Industry
  • Quality and Project Management in the Oil and Gas Industry
  • Advanced Projects of Oil and Gas Resources Development
  • Physical and Mathematical Foundation of Oilfield Seismic Exploration
  • Computer-Based Simulation Methods of Hydrocarbon Deposits
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CAREER OPPORTUNITIES

The graduates will be able to work in:

  • state and private organizations that work on exploration and production of hydrocarbons; construction, reconstruction of wells onshore and offshore; processing; storage and transportation of hydrocarbons;
  • oilfield service companies;
  • consulting, engineering, research and design organizations and institutions;
  • International oil and gas companies.

The graduates will be able to work as:

  • A drilling engineer
  • A well workover engineer
  • An oil and gas field support engineer
  • An oil and gas equipment engineer
  • An oil and gas project manager