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Press Release


KOGALYM (Yugra) - Valery Falkov, Russian Minister of Science and Higher Education, Natalya Komarova, Governor of Khanty-Mansi Autonomous Area – Yugra, and Vagit Alekperov, President of LUKOIL, have laid today the foundation stone of the future education center – a branch of Perm National Research Polytechnic University (Perm Tech). The Agreement on its foundation was signed by the Ministry of Science and Higher Education, the local governments of Yugra and Perm Region, and by LUKOIL. 

The area of the Perm Tech branch in Kogalym will cover over 22 thousand square meters. The center will consist of several buildings including a public educational and an academic one with atriums, a laboratory, an assembly and conference hall, a canteen and a café, a museum and a library. It will be equipped with sports grounds, art projects, and a landscape park.

Before the branch in Kogalym is opened, the students will study in Perm. The first candidates from Yugra have been enrolled this year.

During their visit to Kogalym Valery Falkov, Russian First Deputy Minister of Culture Sergey Obryvalin, Natalia Komarova and Vagit Alekperov also took part in the inauguration of the Flame architectural composition and visited the Neftegrad children's entertainment complex. Similar monuments and playgrounds had been put up in other West Siberian towns of the Company: Langepas, Uray and Pokachi.

On the occasion of the Oil and Gas Industry Workers day and the 35th anniversary of Kogalym, employees of LUKOIL were given national, regional and corporate awards.

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