Drilling Support

Science and Technology Center (STC) is Gazprom Neft's key function for integrated development of drilling and well intervention processes. Its areas of focus include education and professional training of the Company’s engineers, development and deployment of innovative technologies, and expert reviews.


Science and Technology Center pays great attention to professional growth of staff employed within the Drilling and Well Intervention function, drafts and implements occupational standards, and conducts integrated evaluation of competencies. A consistent approach to human relations helps increase the efficiency of drilling operations at the Company’s assets.

Development and deployment of new well construction and workover techniques is one of the Company’s priorities. Working with Russia’s leading universities, research centers and high-tech equipment manufacturers, the Company is implementing Gazprom Neft's long-term technological development program.

STC is one of Russia’s major expert centers for conceptual engineering and drilling support. Company staff offers packaged expert support within the framework of Gazprom Neft’s most knowledge-intensive projects.

Science and Technology Center builds an innovation-based working environment and a shared engineering culture for drilling professionals at Gazprom Neft's subsidiaries; it also sets up a uniform scientific approach to the delivery of operational objectives.