Focus and Scope

The main mission of the Perm Journal of Petroleum and Mining Engineering (PJPME) is: to support the development of innovative, fundamental and applied research in the field of  petroleum, mining and engineering sciences and to promote achieved  research findings to the national and global scientific, educational and economic environment; to improve quality of training specialists for petroleum and mining sector and for the development of mineral resources complex in agreement with the Russian state strategy and worldwide science and higher professional education development trends.

Journal objectives:

- publication of articles containing results of original open research (theoretical and experimental) works, research-and-practical and innovative activities of faculty members and research scientists of universities and scientific organizations of Russia, near and far-abroad countries of petroleum, mining, technical profiles;

- development of open scientific dispute that promotes further improvement of quality and efficiency of scientific research, streamlining of scientific works evaluation;

- ensuring publicity of the process and work results of various research groups, schools of sciences and providing Russian and foreign scientists with maximum access to them;

- promotion of scientific achievements petroleum, mining and technical profiles in Russia and abroad;

- identification of intellectual assets of Russian and foreign universities academia, research centers and top companies of mineral resources sector for implementation of advanced research into educational process;

- reproduction and development of scientific traditions, research schools and ensuring their integration into research in petroleum, mining, and engineering fields;

- assistance in modernization of specialized education for training specialists for a industry in line with the main trends and challenges of our times.

Perm Journal of Petroleum and Mining Engineering has an Editorial Board made up of 21 leading personalities from universities and from industry, and is indexed in the major international bibliographical databases.

The journal publishes articles in English and in Russian. Each article includes a detailed abstract in English and in Russian.

Researchers in the above fields are invited to submit an article. Rigorous selection of the articles is ensured by a review process that involves PNRPU and external experts as well as the members of the editorial board.




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Peer Review Process



  1.1. Journal “Perm Journal of Petroleum and Mining Engineering” (РJPME) is a periodical peer-review scientific journal (ISSN of the printed version – 2712-8008, ISSN of the electronic version – 2687-1513). Journal "Perm Journal of Petroleum and Mining Engineering” is registered by the Federal Service for Supervision of Communications, Information Technology, and Mass Media (Roskomnadzor), Certificate Nr. FS77-52254 of December 25, 2012.
  1.2. The founder and publisher of the Journal is Federal State Autonomous Educational Institution of Higher Education "Perm National Research Polytechnic University”.
  1.3. At work the Editorial Board of the Journal follows The Russian Federation Law of December 27, 1991, Nr.2124-1 “Concerning Mass Media”, The Russian Federation Law of July 10, 1992, Nr.  3266-1 “Conecrning Education”, Federal Law of August 22, 1996, Nr. 125-FZ “Concerning Higher and Postgraduate Vocational Education”, Statutes of Federal State Autonomous Educational Institution of Higher Education "Perm National Research Polytechnic University” and Statutes of Journal Editorial Board “Perm Journal of Petroleum and Mining Engineering”, the policy of the scientific Journal “Perm Journal of Petroleum and Mining Engineering” with regard to ethical practices in publishing papers which are accepted and approved by the Editorial Board. 


  2.1. First, the materials submitted to the Editorial Board are checked:
         2.1.1. If the submitted package complies with the requirements of the Editorial Board, which are available at the website of the Journal;
         2.1.2. If manuscripts meet the submission guidelines which can be found at Publication Terms of “Perm Journal of Petroleum and Mining Engineering” website.
  2.2. Manuscripts submitted not in accordance with Publication Terms of “Perm Journal of Petroleum and Mining Engineering” will not be accepted; in this case an author will be informed that the manuscript has been rejected because it does not comply with the Terms.
  2.3. In case a manuscript corresponds with Publication Terms and the submitted package is complete, the Editorial Board will forward the manuscript for reviewing. 


  3.1. A reviewer of the Journal is a prominent scientist working in the area of the manuscript contents.
  3.2. An author or co-author of a reviewed paper cannot be a reviewer, as well as academic supervisors of external doctoral candidates and division staff where an author works.
  3.3. Authors may submitt an external review tother with the manuscript; however, it doesn’t change the regular terms of reviewing.
  3.4. Reviewers are not entitled to use the information of paper contents in their own interests before it is published.
  3.5. Reviewers must follow the approved Policy of Journal “Perm Journal of Petroleum and Mining Engineering” with regard to ethical practices for publication of papers, which can be found at the Journal website.
  3.6. A review is to be made according to the standard form of the Editorial Board or in any other form including such obligatory issues:
        - relevance of the submitted paper;
        - scientific novelty of research considered in the paper;
        - significance of problem (task) setting or obtained results for further development of theorical and practical knowledge in the studied area;
        - sufficiency and relevance of research methods;
        - completeness of the material of research;
        - correctness of discussing the obtained results;
        - compliance of conclusions with the aim and targets of research;
        - proper length of a manuscript in general and its elements (text, tables, illustrations, references);
        - appropriateness of tables, illustrations and its compliance with the discussed problem;
        - high quality of papers;
        - proper style, terminology, language.
  The final part of a review is to contain valid conclusions related to the paper in general and a clear recommendation if the paper can be published in the Journal or it should be improved. 
  In case of a negative review of a manuscript in general (recommendation not to publish the manuscript) a reviewer is to justify his conclusions.
  In case a manuscript does not comply with one or some criteria, a reviewer is to indicate the need in paper improval including reviewer recommendations for improvement (specifying author’s discrepancies and mistakes).
  3.7. The Editorial Board informs an author of the review result. Papers improved by an author are sent to the same reviewer for the second time or to another reviewer at the discretion of the Editorial Board.
  3.8. If an author disagrees with the reviewer remarks, he should request for the second review or withdraw the paper and inform the Journal Editorial Board about it.
  3.9. In case of a negative review, the paper will be given to another reviewer that will not be informed of the previous review results. In case of the second negative review, the copies of them will be sent to the author(s).
  3.10. The final decision that a paper should be published after reviewing will be taken by the Editorial Board.
  3.11. The following manuscripts will not be published in the Journal:
           - papers which topics are not related to the Journal; 
           - papers which do not meet the submission guidelines, if authors refuse to technically improve their papers;
           - papers that are not improved by their authors according to a reviewer’s comments.
  3.12. The period of time accepted for studying and reviewing manuscripts is less than 3 months.
  3.13. The Journal Editorial Board stores reviews for 5 years. 
  3.14. The Editorial Board does not store rejected manuscripts. Manuscripts accepted for publication will not be returned.
  The Journal Editorial Board sends copies of reviews or reasoned refusal to the authors of submissions.
  The Journal Editorial Board sends copies of reviews to the Ministry of Science and Higher Education of the Russian Federation in case of receiving relevant request.
  After the publication of the Journal, within a month, the editorial board will send to the author a copy of the the Journal. 


Publication Frequency

The journal is published by Perm national research Polytechnic University. The journal is published quarterly – 4 times a year


Open Access Policy

The articles of this journal are available to everyone from the moment of publication, which provides free open access to research results and contributes to the progress of science and technics.



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The policy of ethical standards in the publication and malpractice statement of the scientific journal "Perm Journal of Petroleum and Mining Engineering"


1.1. This policy sets standards of ethical behavior for the parties involved in the publication process: authors, editorial board, reviewer, and publisher. The following standards are based on generally accepted and existing policies of Journal and Publisher.
1.2. Federal State Autonomous Educational Institution of Higher Education "Perm National Research Polytechnic University", as the founder and editor of the scientific journal "Perm Journal of Petroleum and Mining Engineering", assumes obligations to control all stages of the publication process of articles and recognizes its ethical and other obligations related to the publication of articles.


2.1. Standard for access to the source research data and its storage
The author is obliged to present the source materials (data) of the research at the request of the editorial board, if the article does not show the original data, and must be prepared to provide public access to them. The author should store this data in a reasonable time after the publication to allow their reproduction and verification.
2.2. Standard for originality (inadmissibility of plagiarism)
The author presents the article containing the results of original research to the editorial board for reviewing. If the author of the article used or includes an article excerpts from others works (citations), such use must be properly executed by specifying the original source in the references to the article. Plagiarism in any form is unethical and unacceptable behavior author.
2.3. Standard for semelincident publication
The author presents to the editorial board manuscript, unpublished, and not given to the editorial board of any other journal. The manuscript is submitted simultaneously in several journals is unethical and unacceptable. The same applies to translation article into a foreign language.
2.4. Standard for sources confirmation
The author undertakes to specify the correct scientific and other sources that were used in the research and which have had a significant impact on the results of a research in the references. The information obtained from informal (private) sources should not be used when making a scientific article.
2.5. Standard for manuscript authorships
All persons who have made significant contributions to the research should be listed as co-authors of the article. The list of authors should be limited to only those persons.
The author, who presents a manuscript to the editorial board, ensures that  it have all co-authors, and they all have seen and approved the final manuscript and agree to its submission to the editorial board of the scientific journal "Perm Journal of Petroleum and Mining Engineering" for publication.
2.6. Conflict of interest policy
Authors must disclose conflicts of interest that may affect the evaluation and interpretation of their manuscript. All sources of financial support for the article (grants, state programs, projects, etc.) should be disclosed and necessarily listed in the manuscript.
2.7. Standard for error correction in the published literature
If the author discovers a significant error or inaccuracy in the article already published, the author immediately notifies the editorial board and help it in correcting the error. If the editorial board or third parties recognize the error in the article, the author is obliged to immediately correct the error or to provide evidence of its absence.


3.1. Standard for decision to publish articles
The editorial board makes a decision on which of submitted articles, should to be published, based on the results of test for the requirements and the results of peer review. When making the decision to publish the manuscript editorial board is guided by the policy of ethical standards and does not permit the publication of articles with signs of libel, slander, plagiarism, copyright violations or conflict of interest. The final decision on publication of the article or to its refuse accepted by the editor-in-chief of the journal.
3.2. Standard for all authors equality
Editorial board evaluates submitted manuscripts regardless of race, gender, nationality, ethnic origin, citizenship, occupation, affiliation and residence, as well as its political, philosophical, religious or other views.
3.3. Privacy standards
Editorial board will not disclose information about the submitted manuscript to anyone other than the author, the reviewer (with single-blind review), and if necessary - the publisher.
3.4. Conflict of interest policy
Editorial board ensures that the refused manuscripts will not be used in another study of the editorial staff, without the written agreement of the author. The Editorial board will refuse to review manuscripts, if it is no competitive relationship with the author or organization associated with the results of the study, or if there is a conflict of interest. Editors shall require all participants in the publication process the disclosure of competing interests.
3.5. Standard for the author unethical behavior claims consideration
Editorial board reviews promptly each claim of unethical behavior of manuscript’s authors regardless of the time of receipt. Editors will take appropriate reasonable steps in respect of such claims. If the arguments of the claims are true, then the Editorial board right to refuse publication of the article, to cease further cooperation with the author, to publish a rebuttal, and to take other necessary steps to prevent further unethical conduct by the person.


4.1. Standard for reviewer contribution to editorial decisions
Peer review of the manuscript provided by the reviewer promotes the adoption of editorial decisions, and helps the author to improve the manuscript. The decisions to accept the manuscript for publication, to returned the manuscript for revision, or rejection of the publication are accepted by the editorial board based on peer review results.
4.2. Standard for reviewing deadlines
The reviewer must provide a review in time for a date specified by Editorial board. If the review and preparation of the manuscript reviews on these dates is not possible, then the reviewer should notify the Editor.
4.3. Standard for privacy by the reviewer
Manuscript submitted for review should be treated as a confidential document, regardless of the form of peer-review chosen by the journal. The reviewer may show it or discuss it with others only with the agreement of the editor-in-chief.
4.4. Standard for review objective
The reviewer shall carry out peer review of the manuscript objectively. Reviewer's personal criticism is not valid. All reviewer conclusions should be strictly based and supplied with references to authoritative sources.
4.5. Standard for sources confirmation
Reviewers should indicate the presence of sources that have influenced the results of the research, but were not given by the author. The reviewer must pay attention to the substantial similarity or overlap between the manuscript under consideration and the other previously published work, which is known reviewer.
4.6. Conflict of interest policy
The reviewer must not use the materials in an unpublished manuscript for his own researches without the written agreement of the author. The reviewer must refrain from reviewing the manuscript, in connection with which he has a conflict of interest because of the competitive, cooperative or other relationship with the authors or organizations related to the manuscript.


Publication Fee

Publication in "Perm Journal of Petroleum and Mining Engineering" journal is free for all authors.

The "Perm Journal of Petroleum and Mining Engineering" journal charges no publication fees for authors - including those of peer-review management, manuscript processing, journal production, Open-Access, online hosting and archiving.


Editorial board

  • Galkin V.I. – DrSc, Professor, FSAEI HE "Perm National Research Polytechnic University", Head of the Department of Geology of Oil and Gas (Perm, Russian Federation), ResearcherID: E-7050-2014, Author ID in Scopus: 55418067700
First Deputy Editor-in-Chief
  • Baryakh A.A. – DrSc, Professor,  Academician of the Russian Academy of Sciences, Federal State Budgetary Institution of Science Perm Federal Research Center of the Ural Branch of the Russian Academy of Sciences, Director (Perm, Russian Federation), Author ID in Scopus: 6701852821
Deputy Editors
  • Gurevich B.Y. – DrSc, Professor, Western Australian School of Mines of Curtin University, Head of Department of Exploration Geophysics (Perth, Australia), ResearcherID: A-7029-2010, Author ID in Scopus: 7005814965
  • Turbakov M.S. – PhDSc, Associate Professor, FSAEI HE "Perm National Research Polytechnic University", Associate professor of the Department of Oil and Gas Technologies (Perm, Russian Federation), ResearcherID: A-5611-2014, Author ID in Scopus: 36443127500
  • Wiercigroch M. – DrSc, Professor, University of Aberdeen, Director of the Centre for Applied Dynamics Research (Aberdeen, United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland), ResearcherID: A-1021-2008, Author ID in Scopus: 56229012200
Editorial Board
  • Andreiko S.S. – DrSc, Professor, Mining Institute of the Ural Branch of the Russian Academy of Sciences – Branch of the Federal State Budgetary Institution of Science Perm Federal Research Center of the Ural Branch of the Russian Academy of Sciences, Head of Laboratory of Geotechnological Processes and Mine Gas Dynamics (Perm, Russian Federation), Author ID in Scopus: 6506180352
  • Galkin S.V. – DrSc, Professor, FSAEI HE "Perm National Research Polytechnic University", Dean of the Mining and Oil Faculty (Perm, Russian Federation), ResearcherID: D-5249-2014, Author ID in Scopus: 36711675500
  • Gurbanov V.Sh. – DrSc, Professor, Azerbaijan State University of Oil and Industry, Vice-rector of academic work (Baku, Republic of Azerbaijan)
  • Kashnikov Y.A. – DrSc, Professor, FSAEI HE "Perm National Research Polytechnic University", Head of the Department of Mine Surveying, Geodesy and Geoinformation Systems (Perm, Russian Federation), ResearcherID: E-1109-2014, Author ID in Scopus: 6602745718
  • Lagunova Y.A. – DrSc, Professor, FSFEI HE "Ural State Mining University", Deputy Head of the Department of Mining Machines and Complexes (Ekaterinburg, Russian Federation)
  • Leontev S.A. – DrSc, Professor, FSBEI HE "Industrial University of Tyumen" (Tyumen, Russian Federation), Author ID in Scopus: 57195918473
  • Macdonald D. – DrSc, Professor, School of Geosciences of the University of Aberdeen, Professor of Petroleum Geology (Aberdeen, United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland), Author ID in Scopus: 7401463350
  • Polednak P. – DrSc, Professor, Technical University of Ostrava, Dean of the Faculty of Safety Engineering (Ostrava, Czech Republic), Author ID in Scopus: 51562178900
  • Rasulov S.R. – DrSc, Professor, Azerbaijan State University of Oil and Industry, Vice-Rector for Science and Technology, Head of the Department of Ooccupational Safety (Baku, Republic of Azerbaijan), Author ID in Scopus: 56604027000
  • Samus V.I. – DrSc, Professor, State Higher Educational Institution "National Mining University", Head of the Department of Mining Mechanics (Dnepropetrovsk, Ukraine), Author ID in Scopus: 55522646700
  • Seredin V.V. – DrSc, Professor, Limited Liability Company Research, Project and Production Enterprise for Environmental Protection Activities "NEDRA", general director (Perm, Russian Federation), Author ID in Scopus: 6603692324
  • Shao C. – DrSc, Professor, Head of the Department of Well Logging, China University of Petroleum (Qingdao, People's Republic of China), Author ID in Scopus: 8324511300
  • Shapiro S.A. – DrSc, Professor, Free University of Berlin, Professor of Geophysics (Berlin, Federal Republic of Germany), Author ID in Scopus: 7402734083
  • Trifanov G.D. – DrSc, Professor, FSAEI HE "Perm National Research Polytechnic University", Head of the Department of Mining Electromechanics (Perm, Russian Federation), Author ID in Scopus: 6506837501
  • Zhuravkov M.A. – DrSc, Professor, Academician of the Russian Academy of Mining Sciences, Belarusian State University, Head of the Department of Theoretic and Applied Mechanics (Minsk, Republic of Belarus), Author ID in Scopus: 6505870949

Technical Editors of English Text

  • Riabokon E.P. – FSAEI HE "Perm National Research Polytechnic University" (Perm, Russian Federation), ResearcherID: A-7211-2014, Author ID in Scopus: 56006175100
  • Shcherbakov A.A. – FSAEI HE "Perm National Research Polytechnic University" (Perm, Russian Federation), ResearcherID: A-5553-2014, Author ID in Scopus: 55531112100

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