Establishment history

In 1950 Oil Expedition of Azerbaijan Academy of Sciences was established by the decision of Council of ministers.

In 1960 the Institute of Development of Oil and Gas Fields was founded on the basis of the Oil Expedition.

In 1965 the Institute of Development of Oil and Gas Fields was renamed to the Institute of Problems of Deep Oil and Gas Fields.

In 2003 separate activity of the Institute of Problems of Deep Oil and Gas Fields was discontinued and the Institute was joined to the Institute of Geology.

On November 17, 2015 by the decision of the Cabinet of Ministers the Oil and Gas Institute was established on the basis of the Institute of Problems of Deep Oil and Gas Fields.