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Faculty of Oil and Gas Production

Faculty of Oil and Gas Production

 

Brief historical background

 

The Faculty of Oil and Gas Production, which is one of the leading faculties of ASOIU, has been implementing the staff training since 1920. The Faculty was called “Oil and Industry” in 1920-1930, “Mining” in 1930-1936, “Mining and Oil Technology” in 1936-1940 and “Oil and Mining” in 1940-1979. It has been functioning as the Faculty of Oil and Gas Production since 1979. Rectors of ASOIU in different years, prominent scientists such as Academician L.S. Leibenzon, N.S. Uspensky, A.R. Serebrovsky, Professor B.S. Dobrovsky, academicians A.Kh. Mirzajanzade, S.M. Guliyev, M.P. Guluzade, professors, M.V. Abramovich, G.A. Ibatulov, K.B. Shahbazbeyov, Z.M. Ahmadov and others took an active part and contributed to the development of the Faculty.

 

Since the day it was established, the Faculty has trained over 23000 oil engineers, more than 5000 Bachelors and up to 500 Masters.

Current structure and activity of the Faculty on education levels

 

As part of the purposeful and serious reforms at ASOİU, structural changes were made to the faculty and its departments, and for the first time, started to conduct specialities in English. Since 2016/2017 priority speciality of faculty in “oil and gas”, starting from 2019/2020 “Logistics and trasportation techonolgy engineering” staff training is contucted in English.

The faculty has the following departments:

Oil and Gas Engineering

Oil and Gas Transportation and Storage

Industrial Safety and Labor Protection

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The Faculty conducts the training of specialities on the credit system in the following areas. Departments and available specializations of the Faculty are illustrated in the table.

 050606 – “Oil and Gas Engineering”

050607 – “Oil and Gas Equipment Engineering”

050651 – “Emergency Situations and Life Activity Safety”

050658 – “Logistics and Transportation Technology Engineering”

 Departments

Specializations (by code and name)

Oil and Gas Engineering

050606  “Oil and Gas Engineering”

Oil and Gas Transportation and Storage

050607  “Oil and Gas Equipment Engineering”

050658 – “Logistics and Transportation Technology Engineering”

Industrial Safety and Labor Protection

050651 – “Emergency Situations and Life Activity Safety”

 

The total number of staff members is 114 people, including 12 professors, 49 associate professors, 7 senior lecturers, 5 lecturers, 16 assistants and 25 teaching staff.

 

General information about oil and gas faculty:

  1. Dean –  prof. Gafar Ismayilov
  2. Deputy dean – Govhar Alekberova
  3. Deputy dean – associate prof. Elman İskhandarov
  4. Tutor – Aysel Abbasova
  5. Tutor – Gulnara Zeynalova
  6. Tutor – Zivar Farzalizadeh
  7. Tutor – Goychak Rahimli
  8. Tutor – Samira Alikishiyeva

 

As the faculty in the 3rd level of education 38 people are studying to obtain the academic degree of Ph.D. in technology and 10 people enrolled to become a Doctor of Sciences. 16 of them are studying in the 2525.01 – “Development and Exploitation of Oil and Gas Fields”, 9 people in 2523.01 – “Well Drilling Technology”, 13 people in 3354.01 – “Construction and Exploitation of Oil and Gas Pipelines, Bases and Storages” specialities.

 At present, 1595 people, including 119 international students study at the Faculty for a Bachelor’s degree. 1488 (110 internationals) of them are full-time students, 107 (9 internationals) are part-time students.

 

Dean of the Faculty of Oil and Gas Production

 Doctor of Technical Sciences, Professor Gafar Ismayilov