The  department  of  Drilling  of  oiland  gas  wells  was  founded  in  2012.  The department  is  a  part of  the Oil and gas 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  Drilling  of  oil  and  gaswells  department  of  the Oil  and  gas  faculty 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 and 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 oiland gas wells”.

      The department includes:

      -  “Drillsim-5000” training complex made in Great Britain;

      -  Drilling fluids and grouting compositions laboratory;

      -  1 computer   class;

     -  1 specialized  class.