KFU and the state oil company of Cuba on the way to a new educational projectЛейсан Зиннатуллина
Tani Perez and Mario Miranda, representatives of the Cuban state oil company CUPET visited the Institute of Geology and Petroleum Technologies of Kazan Federal University. A close cooperation between the IGPT of KFU and the state oil and gas company of Cuba having started off a few years ago, is rapidly developing . The purpose of the visit was to discuss the current contract on the provision of advanced training services for 200 managers and specialists of the company, as well as the prospects for the implementation of a new two-year professional retraining program ” Petroleum Engineering”.
Ildus Chukmarov, the Deputy director of IGPT and the Director of the Center for Advanced Training, Quality Management and Marketing said: “We have successfully implemented three different on-site training programs in Havana, and the fourth course will start next week. It is worth noting that we are not just providing training for our Cuban colleagues, our aim is to assist to the increase of oil production in Cuba at lower costs and ensure its complete energy self-sufficiency”.
CUPET representatives highly appreciated the organization of training. “ We were really impressed by the range of learning opportunities: the type and level of training you require, as well as the high quality of teaching and service ”, shared Tani Perez and Mario Miranda.
To recap, in 2018, 16 specialists of the state-owned oil company of Cuba successfully completed their studies at Kazan Federal University upon the program “Modern technologies of high-viscosity oil exploration and development” and obtained KFU diplomas. Juan Torres Naranjo, the Deneral Director of the state-owned Cuba oil company, in his letter of gratitude expressed his thanks for the contribution of the Institute of Geology and Petroleum Technologies to the development of friendly relations between CUPET and KFU.