Specialists of Transneft Far East have conducted lecture studies for students of the Far Eastern Federal University (FEFU) School of Engineering.
Students were able to find out about advanced technologies in the field of oil transportation as part of the Company’s collaboration programme with the university’s Department of Oil, Gas and Petrochemical Industry.
The event was conducted in the lecture hall equipped and furnished by Transneft and in the university’s Column hall. It was attended by senior students enrolled in the department, as well as by many of its teachers.
The Company's specialists told the audience about the aspects of operating the second stage of the Eastern Siberia – Pacific Ocean oil trunk pipeline (ESPO-2) as well as about operational equipment and technologies used by Transneft Far East. The programme of the lectures included the following issues: automated process control systems at ESPO-2 operating facilities, pipeline corrosion protection, mechanical, technological and power equipment used at oil transportation facilities in the Far East.
Alexander Gulkov, Head of the Department of Oil, Gas and Petrochemical Industry within the university’s School of Engineering, noted that Transneft Far East had been a partner of FEFU since 2012 and assisted in the implementation of the educational process. The Company renders assistance in expanding the material, technical and laboratory base of the department, as well as in enhancing the qualification of its teaching staff.
Lectures by specialists of Transneft Far East are held at the department on a regular basis and, attracting lively interest of students, are traditionally highly appreciated by university professors.
The next stage of cooperation with the university will be sending FEFU’s Engineering School students to receive vocational training at the operating facilities of the Company.