Gubkin Russian State University of Oil and Gas (National Research University) is the main higher education institute of Russian oil and gas industry. Gubkin University was founded by an outstanding scientist, honored Master of Science and technology of RSFSR, academician Ivan Gubkin in 1930. For almost a hundred years Gubkin University has provided over 90 thousand graduates, PhDs and Doctors of Science. The University is truly proud of its alumni working in leading oil and gas companies in Russia and all over the world.
Cities, ventures, institutes, technical research ships, largest oil and gas fields are named after University employees and graduates.
Today Gubkin Russian State University of Oil and Gas (National Research University) is a modern innovative institute, one of the leaders of Russian higher technical education, having received a status of “National research university” in 2010.