The department of Geology and geochemistry was founded in 2012. The department is a part of the Geology faculty and is one of the important structural departments of the university.
The main task of the department is the organization and establishment of educational, scientific-research and design work in accordance with the requirements of the time.
At the Geology and geochemistry department of the Geology faculty of Yagshygeldi Kakayev International oil and gas university, highly qualified specialists are being trained in the specialty of “Oil and gas geology” as well as bachelors in the direction of “Geology and exploration of mineral deposits” for the Türkmengaz State Concern, the Türkmennebit State Concern, the Türkmengeologiýa State Corporation and other administrative departments and enterprises of Oil and gas complex of Turkmenistan.
The department graduates mining engineer-geologistswith higher education in the specialty of “Oil and gas geology” and bachelors in the direction of “Geology and exploration of mineral deposits”.
- General geology laboratory;
- Lithology and petrography laboratory;
- Geochemistry of oil and gas laboratory;
- Paleontology and reservoir properties of rocks laboratory.