Azerbaijan Institute of Petroleum Industry

Azerbaijan Institute of Petroleum Industry

Azerbaijan Institute of Petroleum Industry (AzNIPI-oil) of the Ministry of Petroleum Industry of the USSR (RU: Азербайджанский институт нефтяной промышленности (АзНИПИ-нефть) Министерства нефтяной промышленности СССР) is located in Baku city. It has been created in 1929 on the basis of several laboratories of the "Azneft" productive (consortium) amalgamation.

The major scientific directions are: the problems of the development of the oil and gas deposits, the improvement of the technology and of the technique of the drilling and of the exploitation of the drilled wells (including the scientific substantiation of the directions of the geologic exploration works for the oil and gas, the design of the exploration and of the development of the deposits; the struggle with the complications in the drilling and the exploitation of the oil wells; the methods of the maximal extraction of the oil, including the thermal one; the creation of the new designs of the deep pumps, booms and other oil extraction equipment; the protection of the environment; the economy of the oil extracting productive industry). The Institute (1982) comprises: 10 scientific departments; the design detachment and the experimental research base; postgraduate school (full-time and part-time). There are published the collections of the written works since 1954. The Institute has been awarded with the Order of the Red Banner of Labour (1979).