Associate Professor of the School of Business and Economicsof the UiT Arctic University of Norway delivered lectures at IFNTUOG

On October 17 - 18, 2017 Associate Professor of the School of business and economics of the UiT Arctic University of Norway, Bård Borch Brøndlund Michalsen visited the Ivano-Frankivsk National Technical University of Oil and Gas. The visit took place within the framework of the retraining program for servicemen and their families under the international project "Ukraine - Norway" in the specialty "Entrepreneurship for Sustainable Development", which is being implemented by the Department of Energy Management and Technical Diagnostics with the assistance of the International Fund for Social Adaptation and the Government of Norway.

Bard Michalsen delivered lectures on "Project Management and Communication" for students of the retraining program, as well as an open lecture for university students.

US professor delivered lecture at the Institute of Petroleum Engineering

On September 21, 2017, at the invitation of the Ukrainian branch of the international organization SPE (Society of Petroleum Engineers), Professor Milind D. Deo from the United States delivered a lecture on "Optimizing Liquid Recoveries From Shales Through Geologic, Geomechanical, Fluid, and Operating Considerationsr" at the Institute of Petroleum Engineering. The lecture was attended by Director of IPE O. Vytiaz, head of the Department of Oil and Gas Field Development and Operation Prof. O. Kondrat R., lecturers, post-graduate students, students of oil and gas specialties. The lecturer has paid great attention to technological advances that have allowed to increase oil extraction in the USA almost twice during five years. The emphasis was on some of the features of improving production of liquids from low-permeability, shale plays that requires an integrated understanding of the interaction of fluid thermodynamic and formation geologic and geomechanical properties.

IPE students have been trained in Azerbaijan

From August 29 to September 18, 2017, three students from the Institute of Petroleum Engineering of the Ivano-Frankivsk National Technical University of Oil and Gas - Andrii Vytiaz (NIVm-17-3), Volodymyr Huk (GRm-17-1) and Arsen Veklyn (NB-14- 3), have been trained in the program of industrial practices in SOCAR NPPI "Naftohaz" in the framework of a memorandum of cooperation signed between IFNTUNG and the Azerbaijani research institute and at the invitation of director of “Naftohaz” NPPI SOCAR (Republic of Azerbaijan) F. Ismailov.

A Memorandum on Expansion of Cooperation with Azerbaijan State Oil and Industrial University signed at IFNTUOG

On September 20-22, 2017, the Vice-Rector for Scientific Work of the Azerbaijan State Oil and Industrial University, Prof. Rauf Aliiarov, visited our university as part of the celebrations of the 50th anniversary of the IFNTUOG.

In the course of a business meeting with the administration of IFNTUOG, promising areas of cooperation in science and education between the two oil universities were discussed. As a result, a Memorandum of Understanding was signed between the Azerbaijani State Oil and Industrial University and the Ivano-Frankivsk National Technical University of Oil and Gas (Ukraine), which includes: exchange of scientific and technical information, educational and scientific-methodical literature, joint scientific, technical and scientific and methodological conferences; exchange of work experience and information on the training of highly skilled specialists, postgraduate students, doctoral students and retraining specialists; mutual trips of professors and teaching staff for the purpose of lectures, reports; informing about new innovative educational programs, directions of reforming the educational process; joint organization and conducting of in-field practices of students on the basis of universities; bilateral internship of the faculty and postgraduate students; work on joint research and educational innovative programs in the framework of international programs; joint publications of articles, monographs, textbooks, collections, manuals in publishing houses of higher educational institutions, etc.

Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of Norway to Ukraine visited IFNTUOG

On September 4, 2017 Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of Norway to Ukraine Mr. Ole Terje Horpestad visited the Ivano-Frankivsk National Technical University of Oil and Gas.

During his first visit to the IFNTUOG, the ambassador met with the rector of the university, academician of the National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine Ye. Kryzhanivskyi and the University administration. At the high level, the issues of deepening cooperation with Norwegian universities and oil and gas sector organizations were discussed. Ole Terje Horpestad has promised active support in the implementation of joint projects. The Ambassador had a tour around the University, visited the Drilling Center and the Geological Museum. The special interest of the honored guest was caused by the science city "New Energy", presented by the Director of the Scientific Research Institute, prof. Maksym Karpash. Our young scientist outlined the main vectors of "New Energy", stressed the importance of the University's long-term cooperation with organizations from Norway in the field of education and energy efficiency.

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