ENGINEERING SURVEYS are the basis required for the development of any project.

For instance, to design a greenfield project, reconstruct, overhaul or rehabilitate a start-up facility.

Engineering Surveys Department of ENGINEERING COMPANY KAZGIPRONEFTETRANS LLP performs the full range of engineering survey works, such as:


Ensure obtaining of topographic and geodetic materials and data on the current state and topography, existing buildings and facilities (ground-level, underground and above-ground) and other layout elements required for comprehensive assessment of construction territory and substantiation of design, construction, operation and turnaround of a facility.

  • Create and fixate the geodetic datum at the terrain for further execution of survey works using local plane coordinate system and state system of elevations
  • Develop geodetic networks from the points of state geodetic network and benchmarks


  • Stake out land boundaries, landmarks in accordance with the client supplied documents.
  • Conduct ordnance survey ensuring the accuracy of field works defined by standards for surveyor’s plans with scales 1:500, 1:1000, 1:2000, 1:5000, 1:10000
  • Identify and coordinate concealed engineering services
  • Stake out engineering services axes (route survey), planes, points
  • Form baseline and permitting documentation for the engineering and geodetic survey.
  • Adjust geodetic networks, draw up horizontal and vertical survey network sheets
  • Create geodetic plans with scales 1:500, 1:1000, 1:2000, 1:5000.
  • Conduct 3D laser scanning of objects and structures of any complexity, with further creation of 3D model.
  • Produce technical reports on works performed


  • Conduct comprehensive investigation of engineering and geological conditions in the projected construction region, including terrain, geomorphologic and hydrogeologic characteristics of territory, composition, condition and properties of soils, geologic and geological-engineering processes, and forecast possible changes in geological engineering conditions with respect to the interface of designed facilities with geological environment, in order to obtain the necessary and sufficient materials to substantiate the accommodation of a construction object, including actions for engineering protection of this object and environment protection.
  • Collect and process historic engineering survey data
  • Reconnaissance survey
  • Excavating
  • Geophysical exploration
  • Field soil study
  • Groundwater study
  • Conduct laboratory investigation of a material and prepare technical report

The technical level of the personnel and  equipment used comply with latest scientific and technological standards and requirements.

The department personnel regularly undergo training and certification in accordance with the relevant standards and requirements for their professional occupation to continuously improve their qualifications and professional skills.


  • KamAZ-based Drilling Rig PBU-2 – designed for drilling of engineering-geological, seismic shooting, hydrogeological and exploration wells and various-purpose wells required in construction.
  • KamAZ-based Cone Penetration Test Unit USZG-20.01 serves to press the sounding device in the soil to determine the soil parameters.
  • Toyota HILUX pickup truck. Intended for relocation and evacuation during field investigations.


Our department continuously strengthen its capacities by using new approaches to engineering surveys to obtain a digital model of a facility not only by surface laser scanning but also by obtaining point clouds to create a 3D model of a facility by photo modeling using UAV quadrocopter Dji Inspire 2 with X4s camera.
Photogrammetry or photo modeling is a technology which allows to recreate a three-dimensional digital surface out of a series of photographs. It is often used to create accurate 3D models of real-life objects.
The recent commercial availability of modern UAVs combined with lightweight HD cameras and increased computational power for photo modeling means that, to date, for the share of money and time spent on it a while ago, we are now able to create accurate models of large structures and landscapes, which may be used for AR and VR applications and be displayed in real-time on the Internet.