The   department  of  Oil  industry  equipment  was  founded  in  2012.  The  department  is  a  part  of  the  Oil  industry  faculty of Balkanabat  branch  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  Oil  industry  equipment  department  of  the  Oil  industry  faculty  of  Balkanabat  branch of  Yagshygeldi  Kakayev International  oil   and   gas  university, highly  qualified   specialists   are  being  trained  in  the  specialty of “Development and exploitation  of  oil  and  gas  fields”, “Design,  construction  and  operation  of oil  and  gas  pipelines  and  oil  and gas  storage facilities”  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   engineers  with   higher  education  in  the   specialty  of “Development  and  exploitation  of oil  and gas  fields” and mechanical  engineers  in  the specialty of “Design,  construction and operation  of oil  and gaspipelines  and  oil  and gas   storage   facilities”.

        The department includes:

    -  Equipment   and   technology  for the production,  treatment  and  transportation  of  oil  and  gas laboratory;

    -  Oil and  gas  and  chemical  technologies   basic  department  at  the “Nebitgazylmytaslama”  Institute of the Türkmennebit State  Concern.