The department of Drilling of oil and gas wells 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 o feducational, scientific-research and design work in accordance with the requirements of the time.
At the Drilling of oil and gas wells 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 “Drilling of oil and gas wells” 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 “Drilling of oil and gas wells”.
The department includes:
- 1 specialized class.
- 1 computer class;
- Drilling fluids and grouting compositions laboratory;
- Oil and gas and chemical technologies basic department at the “Nebitgazylmytaslama” Institute of the Türkmennebit State Concern.