The Industrial ecology department was founded in 2012. The department is a part of the Chemical technology and ecology faculty and is one of the 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  Industrial  ecology  department  of  the  Chemical  technology  and  ecology  faculty  of  Yagshygeldi  Kakayev  International  oil  and  gas  university,  highly  qualified  specialists are  being  trained  in  the  specialties  of   "Environmental  protection  and   rational use  of  natural  resources"  and   “Standardization  and   certification”,   as  well  as  bachelors  in  the  direction of  "Standardization  and metrology"  for  the  Türkmengaz   State  Concern,  the  Türkmennebit  State  Concern,  the  Türkmengeologiýa  State   Corporation  of  Oil  and  Gas  complex  of Turkmenistan,  for  the  Türkmenhimiýa  State  Concern  and  other  administrative  departments,  for  the enterprises  of  the  Ministry  of  Agriculture  and  Environmental  Protection  of  Turkmenistan,  for  the  Türkmenstandartlary  Main  State Service  and  for  the  designing  and  research  institutes  of  our  country.

        The department graduates engineers-ecologists technologists with higher education in the specialty of “Environmental protection  and  rational  use  of  natural  resources”, engineers-technologists with higher  education in the specialty of “Standardization  and  certification”   and   bachelors  in  the  direction  of “Standardization  and  metrology”.

      The  department  includes:

     - Industrial  ecology  laboratory;

    - Waste  water  treatment  laboratory;

    - Environmental  monitoring laboratory;

   - Microbiology and biotechnology  laboratory;

   - Methods  of  testing, verification and control laboratory;

   - Metrology laboratory;

   - The  Industrial  ecology basic department  at   the Technological  Center of   the   Academy of  Sciences of Turkmenistan.