A Professional Approach to the Study of the Earth’s Interior

The people

Sergey Bolotov

CEO

Born in 1966
In 1991 graduated from the Geological Faculty of Lomonosov Moscow State University, with the degree in Geological imaging, prospecting and exploration of mineral deposits.
Candidate of Geological and Mineralogical Science (1996). In 2000 he was awarded the academic title of Associate Professor of the Department of Historical and Regional Geology.
Specialist in the fields of regional and structural geology, tectonics, integrated geological modeling. Expert in sedimentary basin modeling and evolution of petroleum systems.
Participated as a performer, organizer, leader in field and production operations, as well as in research projects in the Caucasus, in Western and Eastern Siberia, the Okhotsk Sea region, Timan-Pechora, Kyrgyzstan, Argentina, Bolivia, on the shelf of Vietnam and several other regions.
From 1991 to 2012 worked as a Researcher, Associate Professor, Deputy Head of the Department of Regional Geology and History of the Earth; Head of educational practices of the Geological Faculty of Moscow State University; Deputy Vice Rector of Moscow State University.
From 2000 to 2014 worked as a Director of “Laboratoriya Geologiy” LLC.
From 2012 to the present time Director General of GeoGrid Center.

 

Galina Miletckaya

Chief Operations Officer

Born in 1967.
Graduate of the Geological Faculty of Chernyshevskiy Saratov State University. 
In 1990 started her working career as a junior specialist of the Department of Geological Interpretation of Geophysical Data and in 2006 became the Head of the Laboratory of Natural Reservoirs Modeling and Calculation of Hydrocarbon Reserves of Nizhny-Volzhsky Geological and Geophysical Research Institute.
2006-2013 – Director for geology and development of hydrocarbon fields of the company "Axonoil" (Saratov region).
Expert in the field of geological modeling of natural oil and gas reservoirs, assessment of resources and calculation of hydrocarbon reserves, creation and maintenance of permanent geological and technological models, examination of PDGTM and geological exploration projects.
2013 – present time - Head of Production Department at GeoGrid Center.

 

Tatiana Nikandrova

Chief Financial Officer

Born in 1964.
In 1993 graduated from Moscow Commercial University with a degree in Economics.
Worked at "Mosgortorg", the Moscow Trade Committee , State Unitary Enterprise "Mosprodcontract” in  positions from an Accountant to Financial Director and then Acting General Director.
2003–2017 worked as Chief Accountant at Gazprom zarubezhneftegaz, JSC and Gazprom EP International B.V.

 

Fikret Mirkerimov

Chief Officer for the development of petroleum deposits and drilling

Born in 1955.
Graduated from Azizbekov Azerbaijan Institute of Oil and Chemistry with specialty "Drilling of oil and gas wells". Candidate of Technical Sciences.
In 1977 he started working as a drilling engineer at the Sangachal Maritime Drilling Administration in Baku.
Since 1980 worked as a Junior Researcher of Azerbaijan Institute of Oil and Chemistry; in late 1990s worked as a senior researcher at Baku Institute of Occupational Safety and Health.
Worked in a number of production oil and gas structures of Rosneft in Khanty-Mansiysk Autonomous District, Orenburg Region, Algerian People’s Democratic Republic as a well workover (WO) specialist, a drilling supervisor, and a deputy production director.
2010-2017 worked in Gazprom EP International B.V.  as Head of the Department of Drilling and WO operations.

 

Vitaly Polokhin

Deputy CEO for Contracts (Procurement)

Born in 1969.
In 1993 graduated from the Institute of Nature Protection and Resort Construction with a degree in industrial and civil construction, in 2005 graduated from Griboedov Institute of International Law and Economics, major in Jurisprudence.
Worked at Gazprom zarubezhneftegaz, JSC as a legal counsel for contracting and legal work, head of the commercial department; acted as the General Director of Ustyurt-Zarubezhneftegaz, JSC (Uzbekistan).
2011 – recent time - worked at Gazprom EP International B.V. in the positions of the contract and logistics manager of the Algerian branch, as well as the head of the department for managing competitive purchases in the branches in Moscow and St. Petersburg.

 

Sevil Prorokova

Chief accountant

Born in 1967.
In 1989 Graduated from Azerbaijan Kirov University, Specialty: Applied Mathematics.
From the beginning of the 1990s worked as a software engineer in a number of production associations of the Azerbaijan SSR. Since 1991 – chief accountant in commercial and industrial-commercial structures in Baku and Moscow.
2007-2011 – Deputy Chief Accountant of Gazprom zarubezhneftegaz, JSC; 
2011-2017 – Deputy Chief Accountant of Gazprom EP International B.V.

 

Anatoly Pinchuk

Head of production process optimization

Born in 1960.
Graduated from Lomonosov Moscow State University specializing in ‘Geology and the Exploration of Oil and Gas Deposits’.
He began working in 1982 as a soil technician in deep well drilling of the Naryanmarsk Oil and Gas Expedition Party. From 1989 to 2003 he was the head of geological and mathematical modelling in the ‘Arkhangelskgeoldobycha’ company, until 2005 he was Chief Geologist in the project office of ‘Gazprom’ in India, and in 2005-2011 he was Head of Department in CJSC ‘Gazprom zarubezhneftegaz’, followed by Head of Department for Interpretation and Prospective Development at Gazprom EP International B.V.
He is an expert in the area of geological interpretation and modelling, seismic exploration data analysis and creating structural field models.

 

Andrey Ershov

Head of the team – Leading geologist of the basin and sedimentation modeling group of the Geological Department

Born in 1967.
In 1992 graduated from Lomonosov Moscow State University, Specialty: Physics. PhD in geology and mineralogy.
2004-2012 - worked at the Center for Professional Retraining of Oil Professionals at Tomsk Polytechnic University, being an associate professor of the Geological Faculty of Moscow State University from 2003. Expert in basin and petroleum systems modeling, process-based sedimentological modeling, petroleum geomechanics.
2012 – present time -  Lead Geologist at GeoGrid Center.

 

Maxim Korotaev

Leading geologist of the basin and sedimentation modeling group of the Geological Department

Born in 1972.
In 1995 graduated from Lomonosov Moscow State University, Specialty: Geology. Candidate of Geological and Mineralogical Science.
Expert in the field of Geoinformation Systems, Modeling of Hydrocarbon systems, Creation of Geological Models. The author of six textbooks on the use of geoinformation systems and information technologies in geology.
Since 2001 – Associate Professor of the Geological Faculty of Moscow State University.
2012 – present time -  Lead Geologist at GeoGrid Center.

 

Roman Volkov

Head of the geophysics department

Born in 1991.
Graduate of the Geological Faculty of Lomonosov Moscow State University and finished MSU, Graduate School of Innovative Business.
In 2010 started his career as geophysical technique in service geophysical companies, and in 2017 became the head of a division in an oil and gas producing company.
From 2017 to the present time – Leading Geophysicist, Head of the Geophysics Department of GeoGrid Center.

 

Mariya Lineva

Head of the geological department

Born in 1989.
In 2012 graduated from the Geological Faculty of Lomonosov Moscow State University with the scientific degree in Geology.
Specialist in the field of regional geology, digital modeling methods of the geological environment and integrated interpretation of geological and geophysical data. Specializes in technologies development for volumetric basin modeling and the evolution of petroleum systems.
From 2010 to 2013 worked as an engineer of Geological Faculty of Lomonosov Moscow State University 
From 2013 to the present time – 1st category geologist, Leading Geologist, Head of the Geological Department of GeoGrid Center.

 

Alexander Zaykov

Chief Information Officer

Born in 1976.
In 1998 graduated from Kirov Polytechnic Institute with a degree in System Engineering (computers,  systems and networks).
Worked at Rostelecom, JSC as an electronic engineer, since 2002 – worked at Gazprom zarubezhneftegaz, JSC as a lead engineer of the automated control system and head of the IT-department.
2011-2016 worked in Gazprom EP International B.V. in the position of the Head of Information Technologies Department.

 

Vladimir Monastyrev

Deputy Chief Information Officer, Head of Software Support Division

Born in 1977.
In 1999 graduated from the Tyumen State Oil and Gas University with a degree in Geophysical Methods of prospecting and exploration of mineral deposits.
As a geophysicist, worked at Yamalgeofizika, JSC, in  Shpilman Scientific and Analytical Center for Rational Subsoil Use, as well as in  Halliburton Engineering Inc.  as the Head of CIS  Technical Support Service.
2011–2016 – Head of the Sector for Support of Technological Solutions and Data Management at Gazprom EP International B.V.

 

Vladimir Artemyev

Deputy Chief Information Officer, Head of Security  System Support Service

Born in 1961.
In 1984 graduated from the Moscow Institute of Engineering and Physics with a degree in applied mathematics.
1984-2011 – Military service. After retiring worked as the Head of the Department for the Protection of Electronic Information Systems of the Central Bank of the Russian Federation.
2013-2017 worked in Gazprom EP International B.V. as Head of the Electronic Resources Stability Section of  the IT Division.