Transformation of the Personnel Training System for Oil and Gas Projects in the Russian Arctic
2. Materials and Methods
3. Results of the Expert Survey
- Oil and gas complex—27%;
- Business (Economics and consulting)—27%.
- drilling engineers, including specialists in offshore drilling (14.3% of the total number of responses);
- specialists in the sphere of marine transport—pilots, captains, security specialists in marine transport (14.3%);
- database specialists—programmers (11.9%);
- mining engineers (9.5%);
- geologists (7.1%);
- environmentalists (7.1%);
- construction workers (7.1%).
4. Discussion: New Trends in Training Specialists for the Arctic
4.1. Increased Competition, Development of New Standards
4.2. Life Long Learning
4.4. Internationalization of Arctic Education
Conflicts of Interest
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|The Institution Activity Specifics||Name of the Institution||Number of Participating Respondents||Number of those Who Refused|
(directors of institutes/centers, heads of departments)
|Kola Science Centre RAS||3||1|
|E.M. Primakov National Research Institute of World Economy and International Relations RAS||1||-|
|European Institute RAS||1||-|
|Arctic and Antarctic Research Institute||1||-|
|Institute of oil and gas RAS||1||-|
|Karelia Science Centre RAS||-||1|
|Komi Scientific Centre at the Ural branch of the Russian Academy of Sciences||-||1|
|“Arctic” Research Centre of the Far Eastern branch RAS||-||1|
(deans and heads of departments of specialties)
|Murmansk State Technical University||2||-|
|Northern (Arctic) Federal University||2||-|
|Gubkin Russian State University of oil and gas (2 respondents)||2||-|
|Saint Petersburg Mining University||2||-|
|Murmansk Arctic State University||2||1|
|Petrozavodsk State University||-||1|
|North-Eastern Federal University named after M. K. Ammosov||-||1|
|Far-Eastern Federal University||-||1|
|Companies that specialize in oil and gas production (department heads and shift managers)||‘Gazprom Neft’ PJSC||3||-|
|‘Gazprom Neft shelf’ LLC||2||-|
|‘Rosneft NK’ PJSC||2||-|
|Institutions involved in the development and implementation of oil and gas projects (heads of departments)||‘SPG’ group of companies||3||-|
|‘Iceberg’ Central Design Bureau||-||2|
|Expert center (head of the expert center and experts)||Expert center of the Arctic development project office||3||-|
|Qualitative Characteristics||Respondents’ Answers|
|The importance of using digital technologies to solve professional tasks is growing||Fully agree—73%:|
oil and gas complex—27%
oil and gas complex—0%
|There is a growing need to develop international cooperation in the sphere of training “Arctic personnel”||Fully agree—47%:|
oil and gas complex—12%
oil and gas complex—15%
|The importance of a practice-oriented approach to training specialists for Arctic projects is growing||Fully agree—60%|
oil and gas complex—18%
oil and gas complex—9%
|There is a growing importance of mastering basic knowledge in meteorology, physics, biology, and ecology, regardless of the sphere of study||Fully agree—60%:|
oil and gas complex—24%
oil and gas complex—3%
oil and gas complex—0%
|Participation of universities from non-Arctic countries in training specialists for the Arctic contributes to increasing the effectiveness of Arctic projects||Quite agree—73%:|
oil and gas complex—27%
oil and gas complex—0%
|Higher Educational Institution||Number of Responses (%)|
|I. M. Gubkin Russian State University of oil and gas||28.2|
|Saint Petersburg Mining University||25.6|
|Saint Petersburg Polytechnic University||12.8|
|Northern (Arctic) Federal University named after M. V. Lomonosov||10.2|
|Murmansk State Technical University||5.1|
|Ufa State Oil Technical University||5.1|
|Ukhta State Technical University||2.6|
|Northeast Federal University named after M. K. Ammosov||2.6|
|National Research Institute of Technology “MISiS”||2.6|
|Tomsk Polytechnic University||2.6|
|Saint Petersburg State University of Economics||2.6|
|Universities Located in the Arctic Zone of the Russian Federation||Universities out of the Arctic Zone of the Russian Federation|
|1. Northern (Arctic) Federal University named after M. V. Lomonosov|
2. North-Eastern Federal University named after M. K. Ammosov
3. Murmansk Arctic State University
4. Murmansk State Technical University
5. Petrozavodsk State University
6. Northern State Medical University
7. Syktyvkar State University named after Pitirim Sorokin
8. Ukhta State Technical University
9. Ugra State University
|QS WUR by Subject|
|Engineering—Mineral and Mining||Engineering—Petroleum||Engineering and Technology||Computer Science and Information Systems||Earth and Marine Science||Environmental Studies|
|Russian universities (in the order specified by experts)|
|Gubkin Russian State University of Oil and Gas||-||182||-||-||-||-||-||-|
|St. Petersburg Mining University||-||173||18||-||-||-||-||-|
|Peter the Great Saint Petersburg Polytechnic University||401||47||-||-||191||301–350||-||-|
|Northern (Arctic) State University named after M. V. Lomonosov||-||231–240||-||-||-||-||-||-|
|Murmansk State Technical University||-||-||-||-||-||-||-||-|
|Ufa State Oil Technical University||-||301–350||-||-||-||-||-||-|
|Ukhta State Technical University||-||-||-||-||-||-||-||-|
Federal University named after M. K. Ammosov
|National Research Technology University|
|Tomsk Polytechnical University||401||30||-||26||282||501–550||-||-|
|Saint Petersburg State University of Economics||-||241–250||-||-||-||-||-||-|
|Universities—world leaders (in order of appearance in the paper text)|
|UiT The Arctic University of Norway||416||-||-||-||-||-||-||301–350|
|University of Copenhagen||76||-||51–57||101–150||51–100||42|
|University of Lapland||-||-||-||-||-||-||-||-|
|University of Iceland||-||-||-||-||-||-||-||-|
|Luleå University of Technology||-||-||-||-||-||-||301–350|
|University of Northern British Columbia||45||-||9||-||-||-||-||-|
|University of Alaska-Fairbanks||-||-||-||-||-||-||151–200||351–400|
|Colorado School of Mines||-||-||1||18||227||36||201–250|
|Country||Number of Bachelor’s Programs/Courses||%||Country||Number of Master’s Programs/Courses||%||Country||Number of PhD Programs/Courses||%|
|Faroe Islands||0||Faroe Islands||0||0||Faroe Islands||0|
|United States||2/7||11%/16%||United States||5/8||6%/9%||United States||1/8||50%/24%|
|1||Far Eastern Federal University||School of Engineering “Ice Mechanics” Annual International Winter Course|
|2||Northern (Arctic) Federal University|
|3||Saint-Petersburg Mining University||Summer schools at Saint-Petersburg Mining University|
|4||Arctic State Agrotechnological University|
|5||Siberian Federal University||Biological Engineering|
|6||St. Petersburg University||Geology|
|7||Industrial University of Tyumen||Logistics and Supply Chain Management|
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Samylovskaya, E.; Kudryavtseva, R.-E.; Medvedev, D.; Grinyaev, S.; Nordmann, A. Transformation of the Personnel Training System for Oil and Gas Projects in the Russian Arctic. Resources 2020, 9, 137. https://doi.org/10.3390/resources9110137
Samylovskaya E, Kudryavtseva R-E, Medvedev D, Grinyaev S, Nordmann A. Transformation of the Personnel Training System for Oil and Gas Projects in the Russian Arctic. Resources. 2020; 9(11):137. https://doi.org/10.3390/resources9110137Chicago/Turabian Style
Samylovskaya, Ekaterina, Regina-Elizaveta Kudryavtseva, Dmitriy Medvedev, Sergey Grinyaev, and Alfred Nordmann. 2020. "Transformation of the Personnel Training System for Oil and Gas Projects in the Russian Arctic" Resources 9, no. 11: 137. https://doi.org/10.3390/resources9110137