Victor G. Martynov

The Rector of Gubkin Russian State University of Oil and Gas (National Research University)

Welcoming speech

Dear participants and guests of the 3rd International Oil and Gas Majoring Students Forum "New Generation: Across the Universe"!

From February 24th till March 1st the platform provided by Gubkin Russian State University of Oil and Gas (National Research University) will gather not only students, but also leading scientists and first-class specialists within the framework of specifically organized round table and plenary sessions.

The event is the only one of its kind considering its being a unique base for establishing international cooperation and friendly relations in oil and gas world under present political circumstances.

Special attention will be paid to educational techniques of the future in oil and gas field as well as to the future of the Fuel and Energy Industry on the whole, which is surely one of the top-priority questions at the moment. Topics of plenary sessions are the key ones for Gubkin University, holding the name of "the flagship of national oil and gas education" for many years.

We wish all the participants of the International Forum fruitful work, useful business contacts and new achievements!







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Plenary Session

Generally the lectures will be held by company representatives and invited guests. This year, participants of the Congress will hear the opinion of the lecturers on one of the most currently important topics - the qualities that a student must have in order to work in international oil and gas companies.

PetroOlympic Games

PetroOlympic Games is an intellectual game, the issues of which are based on such disciplines as geology and geophysics, oil and gas chemistry, drilling, development, offshore development and oil and gas business, transportation and storage. This is a competition between 5 teams of 5 people, consisting of 3 rounds.

Coordination Council

One representative from the country will gather at the Coordination Council and discuss the pre-proposed topic. At the end of the meeting, the resolution will be signed and further work will be continued. Council’s goals and objectives:
  • Creating an open platform for collaboration in the field of science, culture and innovations for the students of the oil and gas majors
  • Strengthening the scientific collaboration and business contacts between Russian and foreign students
  • Participation in the formation of scientific and technical trends in the field of oil and gas
  • Expansion of the academic mobility and international cultural exchange

Technological Chain Objects

Gubkin University prepares specialists for a full cycle of oil and gas sector, which includes exploration, production, processing of hydrocarbons and distribution of petroleum products. The material and technical base consists of modern equipment, laboratories, museums. The objective of the Tour is to show all the main and interesting objects of the university, in accordance with their position in the technological chain of oil and gas business.

Cultural Programme

You will be offered 3 routes to choose the most interesting exactly for you. Each route includes best Moscow sightseeings such as Moscow Kremlin, Gorky park, Tverskaya street, Patriarch's Ponds etc.

Recreation center "Zaluchye"

The second part of the forum will be held at the recreation center "Zaluchye". Participants will visit the results of the Coordination Council, Gubkin Talks, hr-training and various entertainment events.