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Students Associated with the ‘INK Corporate Group’ at Irkutsk State National Research University Received an Additional Scholarship

April 5, 2022

Irkutsk Oil Company began sponsoring additional scholarships for students at Irkutsk State National Research University. The monthly monetary support would be 5,000 rubles.
Студенты корпоративных групп ИНК в ИРНИТУ получили дополнительную стипендию

Agreements were signed with 65 third and fourth-year students. This is the first large-scale INK project implemented jointly with Irkutsk State National Research University. A similar program is in place at the same university to train personnel for the Irkutsk Polymer Plant.

Additional vocational training with a separate curriculum was implemented and sponsored by INK. Students receive theoretical and practical training in an advanced curriculum. Starting in April 2022, the first groups will begin paid internships at the field, and upon completion of their training they will be employed by Irkutsk Oil Company.

INK is interested in developing an external talent pool, with a school-to-university-to-company program in place since 2018. In Ust-Kut and Kirensk, INK-Classes were opened, where students of 10th and 11th grades study the specialized subjects necessary for entering the professions demanded at INK. In March 2022, the INK Academy, a joint educational project with the Irkutsk State University, was launched in Irkutsk. Free online and in-person classes are available to all interested students in grades 7-11 from the city Irkutsk and the Irkutsk region. The course will continue until the end of May.

Irkutsk Oil Company (INK) is one of the largest independent producers of hydrocarbons in Russia. The company was established in 2000 and is engaged in prospecting, exploration and development of 52 license blocks in Irkutsk region, Krasnoyarsk region and the Republic of Sakha (Yakutia). INK's largest investment project is the gas chemical cluster, which INK is implementing in Ust-Kut. It includes gas production, treatment, transportation, and processing facilities, two helium plants, and Irkutsk Polymer Plant. The production capacity of the plant is 650 thousand tons of commercial products per year. Thanks to the launch of the facility, 1,600 new jobs will be created in Ust-Kut district.


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