Working partnership between KFU and the state oil and gas company Cubapetroleo (Cupet), which began several years ago, is rapidly developing. Earlier we reported about skills improvement of the Cupet’s workers and 17 Cupet’s specialists, who admitted to the KFU master’s program.
A new stage in the development of relations took place on June 26-29, when a delegation of the KFU visited the Republic of Cuba at the invitation of Cupet consisting of the pro-rector of scientific activities Danis K. Nurgaliyev and director of the Center of Advanced Training, Quality, Management and MarketingIldus A. Chukmarov. The purpose of the trip was introduction with the oil and gas industry of Cuba and discussing joint scientific and educational projects. The program prepared by Cupet for the guests from the KFU included visits to the fields, research laboratories, information center, exploration, drilling and operation departments of Cubapetroleo, and the Ministry of Education of the Republic of Cuba. The first day of the program was devoted to acquaintance with the company's activities and heads of departments, who told about the specifics of the oil and gas industry in Cuba and its problems. Particular attention was paid to the exploration of new fields, the head of the company's research division, Osvaldo Corso, described in detail. (more…)