01.09.12 23:16

Institute of Oil and Gas opened in Turkmenistan

Another higher education establishment - the Turkmen State Institute of Oil and Gas – was inaugurated in Ashgabat on the Day of Knowledge and Students. The new complex of buildings is located on Archabil Avenue. It occupies a total of 30 hectares. The complex consists of the main 18-storey building and five academic buildings with 86 lecture rooms that can receive three thousand students at a time. Turkmen President Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov attended the inauguration ceremony.

As the Turkmenistan.ru correspondent reports quoting the Ministry of Education, the Institute has 7 faculties such as Oil and Gas. Geology, Chemical Engineering and Environment, Economy and Management, Energy and Engineering Equipment, as well as the faculty of Oil Industry of the Balkanabat branch and the faculty of re-training. The Institute will train students in 22 specialties for the oil and gas industry. In addition, refresher courses will be offered for workers of the oil and gas industry on the basis of the special faculty.

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