Oil and gas faculty of the Yagshygeldi Kakayev International oil and gas university was founded in 2012.
The departments of Drilling oil and gas wells, Development and exploitation of oil and gas fields, Design, construction and operation of oil and gas pipelines and oil and gas storage facilities, as well as the department of Languagesfunction at the faculty.
The faculty graduates mining engineers in the specialties of "Drilling of oil and gas wells", "Development and exploitation of oil and gas fields" and "Design, construction and operation of oil and gas pipelines and oil and gas storage facilities", as well as bachelors and masters in the direction of "Oil and gas business". After graduation, they work in the state concerns Türkmengaz, Türkmennebit of the oil and gas complex of Turkmenistan, the state corporation Türkmengeologiýa, the Scientific-research institute of natural gas of the state concern Türkmengaz, research institutes as well as in relevant management industry organizations.
The basic department of the faculty functions at the scientific-research institute of natural gas of the state concern Türkmengaz. The theoretical knowledge gained at this department is consolidated by students in production and they actively participate in research and design work.
The classrooms of the Oil and gas faculty are provided with modern equipment. There are classes for diploma and term projects, language laboratories and computer classrooms, as well as laboratories designed for study and research.
Students are trained according to the world standards in the laboratory with training equipment Drill Sim–5000 related to the Drilling of oil and gas wells department, in the laboratory with modern computers for modeling the productive stratum related to the Development and exploitation of oil and gas fields department, as well as in the laboratory of pumps and compressors related to the Design, construction and operation of oil and gas pipelines and oil and gasstorage facilities department.
At the Oil and gas faculty, promoting the works of the Hero Arkadag, the domestic and foreign policy of our Esteemed President, research and design works related to the areas of study are carried out in the scientific classes and the scientific base of the faculty is being strengthened.
The results of research conducted by teachers and students of the faculty are published in domestic and foreign journals in the form of abstracts and articles.
Also, teachers and students of the faculty actively participate in the events at the international and state level.