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Russia’s LUKOIL backs Kogalym research center

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A new branch of the Perm National Research Polytechnic University (PNRPU) will be constructed in the Kogalym town, Russia. L

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LUKOIL President Vagit Alekperov and Khanty-Mansi Autonomous District Governor Natalia Komarova discussed joint work to open a branch of the Perm National Research Polytechnic University (PNRPU), Russia’s leading engineering education institution, in the Kogalym town, the Russian oil major said on 29 January.
The project is being implemented under the tripartite Cooperation Agreement concluded between LUKOIL, Kogalym town administration and PNRPU with the support of the Government of Yugra. Engineers for oil and gas industry will be trained in accordance with international standards and leading Russian and foreign professors will be invited to lecture in Kogalym.
According to LUKOIL, the future research and education center is designed to have a total area of 19,500 square metres. The complex will feature classrooms, laboratories, a dormitory, sports facilities, an assembly hall, meeting rooms, an amphitheater, a canteen and a coffee shop.
The existing research and training infrastructure of LUKOIL-Engineering will be integrated into the new architectural composition, LUKOIL said, adding that currently the construction site is being prepared. The research and education center will be completed in 2023. Meanwhile, LUKOIL and PNRPU will focus on providing career guidance to high school students in Yugra.
During their visit to Kogalym the president of LUKOIL and the governor of the region also held a meeting to discuss progress of social projects in the town. They also visited the construction sites of a tennis center and a new hotel that are being built with the support of LUKOIL.
 

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