3rd International UpExPro Conference

3rd International UpExPro Conference

A conference for young scientists was held by Kazan University’s Society of Petroleum Engineers student chapter on 14th – 17th February.

Two other student chapters – Almetyevsk State Oil Institute and Kazan National Technological University – served as co-organizers.

Over 120 young researchers arrived from Russia, Kazakhstan, Belarus, Egypt, and some other countries.

Among the sponsors were major local and international companies, such as Tatneft, TNG-Group, Paker, and Schlumberger. Director of the Institute of Geology and Petroleum Technologies Danis Nurgaliev and Deputy Director Ildus Chukmarov conveyed their greetings, as did Head of Petroleum and Natural Gas Extraction of Tatneft Azat Lutfullin and Deputy General Director for Marketing of TNG Denis Kisler.

During the conference, Regional Director of SPE for Russia and CIS Aykana Dzhusupbekova awarded KFU SPE Student Chapter as the best in the world and gave the credentials to chapter president Emil Baygildin.

The conference included panels, lectures, trivia games, poster presentations, and laboratory tours.

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