Editor in chief of Oil Industry Journal, General Director of Publishing house Oil Industry CJSC
Valentina Zvereva graduated from Moscow Institute of Petrochemical and Gas Industry named after Ivan Gubkin from Faculty of Geology, Geochemistry and Geophysics with specialist's degree in Geophysical exploration of wells. She started her career at the All-Union Research Institute of Nuclear Geophysics and Geochemistry as an Engineer, promoted later to Senior Engineer. Valentina Zvereva joined Nedra Publishing House in 1979, where she was working in the book editorial office. She has been working for Oil Industry Journal since 1980, first as a Scientific Editor, then as a Senior Scientific Editor. Appointed Deputy Editor in Chief of the journal in 1991 and Editor in Chief in 2002. V.N. Zvereva was awarded the following industry titles for contribution to the fuel and energy complex development: Honored Worker of the Fuel and Energy Complex, Honored Oilfield Worker. Winner of the N.K. Baibakov Prize For Great Achievements in Problem Solutions of Sustainable Energy and Society Development.
Head of the Basic Department of Systems Engineering for the Hydrocarbon Fields Development (on the basis of Ingenix Group LLC), Gubkin University
Doctor of Technical Sciences, Professor
Natalia Andreeva is an Honored Oilfield Worker of the Russian Federation, Honored Worker of the Ministry of Energy of the Russian Federation, Honored Worker of Science and Technology of Khanty-Mansi Autonomous Okrug-Yugra. She is an author of more than 100 scientific publications in specialized oil and gas journals. Editorial board member of the Subsurface Management. XXI century Journal. Author of three patents. Natalia Andreeva is an author of more than 150 scientific publications, including 2 monographs:
• Problems of reservoir engineering and field facilities construction of small fields. VNIIOENG JSC, 2003;
• Strategy of associated petroleum gas use in the Russian Federation. Editorial office of the Quorum newspaper CJSC, 2008
General Director of Tyumen Oil Research Center LLC
Candidate of Technical Sciences
A proficient integration of Tyumen Oil Research Center LLC into NK Rosneft JSC was carried out due to the experience and professional competence of A.V. Arzhilovsky, while maintaining the existing best practices and adapting the best practices of Rosneft subsidiary research and production institutes.
Being a head of one of the leading research centers in the oil and gas industry, A.V. Arzhilovsky pays much attention to the development of scientific and organizational potential, building a team of professionals aimed at the effective implementation of strategic tasks, as well as supporting young specialists and transferring experience to them. He was awarded the Gratitude of the Ministry of Energy of the Russian Federation in 2011, for his great personal contribution to the development of the fuel and energy complex and many years of dedicated work.
Deputy General Director For Geology and Field Development of Zarubezhneft JSC.
Candidate of Physical and Mathematical Sciences
In 1994 he graduated from Novosibirsk State University. He worked in UganskNIPIneft (Ufa) from 2002 to 2004. He worked in Corporate Research Center of Rosneft as Head of Department of Reservoir Management Program from 2005 to 2006. He started working as Deputy Director of Corporate Research Center of Rosneft in 2006. He worked as Head of Department of Field Development in 2007. He took over the post of Deputy General Director For Geology and Field Development of Zarubezhneft JSC from August 2014.
Marat Davletovich Valeev
Scientific Adviser of Scientific and Engineering Company Impetrabilis LLC
Doctor of Technical Sciences, Professor
Marat Davletovich is an Honored Inventor of the Russian Federation (1994) and BASSR (1989), Excellence in the Oil Industry of the USSR (1988).
His scientific activity is connected with the study of two-phase fluid hydrodynamics, improvement of equipment and technology for the production, gathering, and transportation of heavy, high-viscosity and watered oils.
M.D. Valeev developed the basics for equipment design for deep well pumping of high-viscosity oil, created emulsification preventing methods and viscosity reducing technologies for watered oil. He is an author of more than 250 scientific publications and 140 inventions.
Bureau Member of the Veterans Council of NK Rosneft PJSC, Chairman of the editorial committee of the collected volume VETERANS of NK Rosneft PJSC.
Candidate of Geological and Mineralogical Sciences, Honored Member of Scientific and Technical Society of Oil and Gas Men, Honored Ecologist of Russia.
Having started his career as a Workman of a geophysical field crew, Eduard Khorenovich eventually created and headed the first in the USSR independent structure of federal significance for environmental protection during hydrocarbon deposits exploration and development.
Being one of the pioneers of environmental safety movement for the offshore oil and gas production, E.Kh. Vekilov organized an effective environmental service for offshore facilities of the USSR Ministry of Geology and the USSR Ministry of Gas Industry (from the beginning of the 80s named the USSR Ministry of Oil and Gas Industry). This environmental and industrial safety management system formed the basis for the relevant departments of modern companies. He is one of the founders of the environmental service of NK Rosneft PJSC. E.Kh. Vekilov retired in 2003 as a Head of the Department for Environmental and Industrial Safety of NK Rosneft PJSC, but continued working as an expert in the environmental service, being one of the initiators and organizers of scientific and production conferences of Scientific and Technical Society of Oil and Gas Men on environmental protection. E.Kh. Vekilov participated in the state environmental appraisal of many oil and gas projects.
Honored Worker of the Ministry of Fuel and Energy of Russia, Excellent Worker of Mingazprom. He has many certificates of honor and medals, including international ones. Winner of the State Prize of the USSR, Winner of the I.M. Gubkin Prize, Honored Ecologist of the Russian Federation.
Deputy General Director for Technological Development and Innovation, RN BashNIPIneft LLC
Doctor of Technical Sciences, Associate Professor
Dmitriy Vladimirovich Volokhov
General Director of Gazpromneft NTC OJSC (Research and Development Center)
Dmitriy Vladimirovich Volokhov was born on the 3d of July 1970 in Alma-Ata. Graduated from the Moscow State Electronics Engineering Institute. Starting from 1993, used to work for a world leader in the sphere of expert investigation, testing and certification services Société Générale de Surveillance Group of Companies. From 1998 till 2001 headed up a SGS Vostok branch in Nakhodka, and within the period from 2001 till 2003 coordinated posts of the Head of Products, Services and Systems Department of SGS Vostok headquarters and the General Director of JV GOST-SGS Qualicert. At the end of 2003, Dmitriy Volokhov changed over to the office of the Executive Vice President and Director for Quality Management and Ecological Safety in YuKOS Refining and Marketing (ZAO). From January 2006 till April 2007 he held a position of the Director for Management Systems Standardization and Industrial Safety in JSC SUEK. Beginning from May 2007, took a post of the Head of Organizational Development Department in JSC Gazprom Neft, and from June 2008 worked as the Head of HR Department of JSC Gazprom Neft.
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Asgat Galimyanovich Gumerov
Vice-President of the Academy of Sciences of the Bashkortostan Republic , Scientific Director of the State Unitary Enterprise Institute for the Problems of Transportation of Energy Resources of the Bashkortostan Republic
Doctor of Technical Sciences, Member of the Academy of Sciences of the Bashkortostan Republic.
Professor, Honored Scientist of the Russian Federation (1997) and BASSR (1974), Honored Worker of the Ministry of Fuel and Energy of Russia (1997), Excellence in the USSR Oil Industry (1970), Honored Oilman (2002).
Asgat Galimyanovich is a General Director of the State Unitary Enterprise Institute for the Problems of Transportation of Energy Resources of the Bashkortostan Republic (1978-2015), Scientific Supervisor of the State Unitary Enterprise Institute for the Problems of Transportation of Energy Resources of the Bashkortostan Republic (2015-present).
His main scientific and engineering activity is ensuring safety and reliability of transportation of oil and petroleum products through main pipelines.
He is an initiator and leader of fundamental and applied research of polyphase media mechanics in pipeline systems, the influence of transient processes and impact effect on the bearing capacity of spatial structures, the development of safe technologies for gas-liquid mixtures pumping, technologies and methods for anticorrosion protection improvement. He contributed to the study of shock waves propagation, the stress-strain state of cylindrical shells and metal structure, on the basis of which new fundamental technologies were created. He proposed the idea of explosive energy use in pipeline transportation. A. G. Gumerov created a scientific school on the problems of ensuring pipelines safety. There are more than 40 doctors and candidates of sciences among his students.
He created fundamentally new technological processes and techniques using explosives together with his students.
Anatoly Nikolaevich Dmitrievskiy
Scientific Supervisor of the Institute of Oil and Gas Research of the Russian Academy of Sciences, Chief Researcher
Doctor of Geological and Mineralogical Sciences, member of the Russian Academy of Sciences
Anatoly Nikolaevich is an Expert of the Russian Academy of Sciences. Expert in the scientific and technical sphere of the Ministry of Education and Science of Russia. He has more than 900 scientific publications including 52 monographs and 14 textbooks. He is an author and co-author of 59 discoveries, inventions and patents.
A.N. Dmitrievsky participated in the discovery of 11 new oil and gas fields; effective technologies have been created under his leadership for oil and gas fields’ development in difficult geological conditions.
Alexander Nikolaevich Drozdov
Professor of the Department of Subsurface Management and Petroleum Engineering of the Engineering Academy of Peoples' Friendship University of Russia
Doctor of Technical Sciences, Professor, Corresponding Member of the Russian Academy of Natural Sciences
Alexander Nikolaevich is a Winner of the Governmental Prize of the Russian Federation in the field of science and technology (1998) and a Winner of the I.M. Gubkin prize (2004). He was awarded four gold and one silver medals on the international exhibition of inventions and innovative technologies Archimedes-2003, Archimedes-2004, Archimedes-2005 and Archimedes-2011. He was awarded the badge For the development of students’ research work by the Ministry of Education and Science of the Russian Federation in 2005. He is a corresponding member of the Russian Academy of Natural Sciences, an SPE member and a member of the Russian expert council on artificial lift.
Oleg Valerievich Zhdaneev
Deputy General Director of the Russian Energy Agency of the Ministry of Energy of Russia, General Director of Hardware, Software and Control Systems for the Fuel and Energy Complex, Head of the Competence Center for Technological Development of the Fuel and Energy Complex of the Federal State Budgetary Institution Russian Energy Agency of the Ministry of Energy of Russia
Candidate of Physical and Mathematical Sciences, Associate Professor
Oleg Valerievich was born on the 6th of October 1978. He graduated from the following universities: Moscow State University, Tomsk Polytechnic University, Heriot Watt University, INSEAD and RANEPA. He is a Deputy General Director of the Russian Energy Agency of the Ministry of Energy of Russia, Senior Researcher of the Institute of Petrochemical Synthesis named after A.V.Topchiev of the Russian Academy of Sciences, Associate Professor of Gubkin University.
He has more than 15 years of experience with Schlumberger in Russia, Norway, USA and France. Author of more than 100 scientific publications (Scopus h=10) and more than 20 patents. Honored Petroleum Explorer, Honored Oilman, Honored Worker of Science and High Technologies.
He was awarded the medal of the Order For Services to the Fatherland of the 2nd degree.
Stanislav Anatolievich Zhdanov
General Director Adviser of VNIIneft JSC named after A.P. Krylov.
Doctor of Technical Sciences, Professor, Member of the Russian Academy of Natural Sciences.
Stanislav Anatolievich has been a member of the Central Committee of Rosnedra since 1976 and a member of the Expert Council on Petroleum Industry Challenges of the Higher Attestation Commission of the Ministry of Education and Science of Russia since 2002. He is an author of 12 copyright certificates and patents, 3 monographs, 170 scientific publications. Under his guidance 6 candidates of sciences got their degree, he was also a scientific consultant for a doctoral dissertation.
Honored Worker of the Oil and Gas Industry of the Russian Federation (1993), awarded the medal In memory of the 850th anniversary of Moscow (1997), Excellence in the Oil Industry (1983), Honored Oilman (1998), winner of the Governmental Prize in the field of science and technology (2007).
First Deputy Director of TatNIPIneft
Doctor of Technical Sciences
Ravil Rustamovich Ibatullin
Director of TAL Oil Ltd. (Canada).
Doctor of Technical Sciences, Professor. Member of the Academy of Sciences of the Republic of Tatarstan
Ravil Rustamovich is three times Winner of Russian Federation Governmental Prize in the field of Science and Technique (1995, 2006, and 2012), Winner of State Prize of the Republic of Tatarstan in the field of Science and Technique (1999). He is a well-known specialist in oil fields development, enhanced oil recovery and production stimulation, microbiological methods of oil spill control. He created scientific schools on the development and industrial application of enhanced oil recovery methods, information technologies in the reservoir and production engineering and methods for solving problems in the oil fields development based on artificial intelligence.
The following projects have been developed and implemented under his leadership on a large industrial scale: steam-assisted gravity treatment method on heavy oils, enhanced oil recovery method based on the use of non-ionic surfactants, as well as polymers.
Technologies for enhanced oil recovery and production stimulation based on microbiological treatment and microbiological technologies for soil and water cleanup from oil contamination have been developed and are being commercially applied. Nine doctoral and eighteen candidates’ theses were defended under his leadership.
He has published both personally and co-authored 731 scientific works, including 11 monographs, 270 patents for inventions, 29 patents for utility models, 11 foreign patents for inventions.
R.R. Ibatullin is a member of the Council for the defense of doctoral and candidates’ theses at TatNIPIneft, a member of the Dissertation Council at the Kazan National Research Technological University (KNRTU), a member of the editorial boards of the Russian Oil Industry Journal, the Azerbaijani Scientific Works of NIPIneftegaz Journal and an SPE member.
He participated with scientific reports in three World Petroleum Congresses (1999, 2008, 2011) and the First Russian Petroleum Congress (2011), he was the Chairman of the oil field development section at the 18th World Petroleum Congress in 2005, and Co-Chairman of the section at the 21st World Petroleum Congress in 2014.
He was awarded the medal For Services to the Fatherland of the 2d degree (2009), medals In memory of the 1000th anniversary of Kazan (2005), In commemoration of the extraction of the three billionth ton of oil in Tatarstan (2007), 150 years since the birth of V.I. Vernadsky (2013), he was awarded the title of Honored Oilman of the Ministry of Industry and Energy of the Russian Federation (2006). Awarded with the Certificate of Appreciation of the Republic of Tatarstan (1996), Letters of Appreciation from: the President of the Republic of Tatarstan (2008), the State Council of the Republic of Tatarstan (2006), the Cabinet of Ministers of the Republic of Tatarstan (2010), badges Excellence in Invention and Rationalization (2006), For Merit in Invention and Rationalization (2012).
Scopus account: "Ibatullin, Ravil", ORCID "57217276235"
Alexander Yurievich Korshunov
Senior Lecturer at the Department of Oil and Gas Field Development, Faculty of Geology, Moscow State University.
Alexander Yurievich graduated from the Geological Exploration Faculty of the Tyumen Industrial Institute in 1977 with a degree in Geology and Exploration of Oil and Gas Fields, he worked at the institute as an Assistant to the Department of Petroleum Field Geology.
He was working for oil and gas companies in the north of the Tyumen region from 1981 to 1995. He worked his way up from a Senior Petroleum Geologist in the Yuganskneftegaz production association to the Chief Geologist-Deputy General Director of the Varyoganneftegaz production association. He was a head of the joint Russian-American venture White Nights from 1993 to 1995.
From 1999 to 2003 and from 2011 to 2012 he was in the public service being a head of the Department of Field Development and Regulation of Subsurface Management of the Ministry of Energy of Russia and Deputy Director of the Department of State Policy and Regulation in the field of Geology and Subsurface Management of the Ministry of Natural Resources of Russia.
From 2012 to 2013 he was working as Deputy General Director of State Commission on Mineral Resources.
He was awarded the medal For the Exploitation of Mineral resources and the Development of the Oil and Gas Complex of Western Siberia (1989). He has the honorary title Honored Oilman (2004).
Project Manager of the Department of Technical Regulation and Development of the Corporate Research and Development Complex of Rosneft Oil Company PJSC.
Doctor of Technical Sciences, Senior Researcher
Alexander Kuznetsov is a Professor of the Department of Global Energy Policy and Energy Security of the International Institute of Energy Policy and Diplomacy (IIEP) MGIMO University of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Russia.
Active member of the Russian Academy of Natural Sciences. He is an author of more than 40 scientific publications, patents and manuals. He was awarded the medal In memory of the 850th anniversary of Moscow (1997), the Certificate of Honor
of the Ministry of Fuel and Energy of the Russian Federation (1996), the Certificate of Honor of Rosneft JSC (2005).
Head of the Analytical Center for Energy Policy and Security of Oil and Gas Institute, Russian Academy of Sciences
Doctor of Economics, Senior Researcher
Alexey Mikhailovich has more than 400 scientific publications.
He is a winner of the Governmental Prize of the Russian Federation in the field of science and technology (1999), awarded with medals For the development of virgin and fallow lands (1969), In memory of the 850th anniversary of Moscow (1997), a Certificate of Honor of the Government of the Russian Federation (2002), an anniversary badge Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation. 200 years (2002), Honored Worker of the Fuel and Energy Complex (1997).
Editor in chief of the Problems of Economics and Petroleum Complex Management Journal.
Deputy Chairman of the Scientific and Editorial Board of the Energy Policy Journal.
He is a member of the editorial boards of the following journals: Neftegaz.Ru, Bulletin of the Diplomatic Academy of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Russia. Russia and the World, Problems of the former Soviet Union territories, Energy Systems Research
Professor of the Faculty of Oil Field Development of Gubkin University
Doctor of Technical Sciences, Professor, Active member of the Russian Academy of Natural Sciences
Nikolai Nilovich is a Member of the Academic and Dissertation Councils of the Institute of Oil and Gas Research of the Russian Academy of Sciences (1991 and 1997), the Academic Secretary at the Petroleum Division of the Russian Academy of Natural Sciences (1996-2003), Member of the Russian Academy of Natural Sciences (since 1997), Member of Dissertation councils at Gubkin University (since 2001), Member of Central Development Committee of the Ministry of Fuel and Energy of the Russian Federation (oil section) (since 2004), Member of the Scientific and Technical Council of Gazprom JSC, Expert of the Russian Fundamental Research Fund, Department of Geosciences. He is an author of 200 scientific publications, including 12 monographs, manuals and scientific and technical surveys.
Winner of the Interuniversity Prize for the best scientific work (1985), the Prize of the USSR State Committee for Public Education (1987), Competition Winner of State Scientific Scholarships to outstanding scientists of Russia (1993), the Gubkin Prize (1994).
Member of the Academy of Sciences of the Republic of Tatarstan
Doctor of Geological and Mineralogical Sciences, Member of the Academy of Sciences of Russia and Academy of Natural Sciences of Russia, Volga-Kama Branch of Russian Academy of Natural Sciences, Professor
Renat Muslimov has the following awards: Excellence in the Oil Industry (1983), Honored Geologist of the RSFSR (1989) and Honored Scientist of the Republic of Tatarstan.
He is a Winner of the State Prize of the USSR (1982), the State Prize of the Republic of Tatarstan in the field of science and technology (1994), three times Winner of the I.M. Gubkin Prize (1977, 1982, 2012), twice Winner of the Prize of the Ministry of Oil and Gas Industry (1989, 1991).
Awarded two Orders of the Red Banner of Labor (1971, 1981), badge Discoverer of the deposit (1986), medals of National Economy Achievement Exhibition of the USSR, Veteran of Labor (1987), Order of Peoples’ Friendship (1994), badge of honor of the Russian Academy of Natural Sciences For merits in the development of science and economics (1999), medal In memory of the 1000th anniversary of Kazan (2005), golden badge Miner of Russia (2003).
First Deputy General Director of Transneft Research Institute LLC
Doctor of Technical Sciences
Dmitry Aleksandrovich was born on the 2d of July 1980.
He graduated from the Omsk Tank Engineering Institute in 2002 and from Gubkin University in 2017. He defended his doctoral thesis for the degree of Doctor of Technical Sciences on the topic Methodology of substantiating the strength of shell structures for long-term operated equipment of long distance pipelines in 2021. He has more than 108 scientific publications including 74 articles in scientific and technical journals included in Scopus b WoS, received 27 certificates of state registration of intellectual property rights. He has a Certificate of Honor of Transneft Research Institute LLC (2018), Winner of the Russian Federation Government Prize (2020).
Head of the Institute of Geology and Petroleum Technologies, Kazan (Volga Region) Federal University
Doctor of Geological and Mineralogical Sciences, Professor.
Honored Worker of Science of the Republic of Tatarstan.
Danis Nurgaliev was born on the 1st of September 1956. He graduated from Kazan State University with a degree in Geophysical Methods of Prospecting and Exploration of Mineral Resources in 1979.
He has a qualification of Engineer-geologist-geophysicist. Doctor of Geology and Mineralogy (1997) in the specialty of Earth sciences, the title of his thesis is Geomagnetic field variations in the late Paleozoic. Professor (2000).
Scientific specialties: Geophysics (geophysical methods of mineral resources exploration), Geochemistry (geochemical methods of mineral resources exploration), Lithology.
Director for Geology and Development of Prodvizhenie LLC
Doctor of Geological and Mineralogical Sciences, Professor
Viktor Savelyev is awarded with the Honorary Diploma of the Udmurt Republic, the Honorary Diploma of the Ministry of Energy of the Russian Federation, badges For merits in the elimination of chemical weapons of the 2d degree, Labor glory of the 2d degree of NK RussNeft JSC, Excellence in mineral resources exploration of the Russian Federation. He was awarded the honorary title Honored Oilman of the Udmurt Republic. V.A. Saveliev is a Winner of the State Prize of the Udmurt Republic.
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Deputy General Director for Science at Federal Autonomous Organization ZapSibNIIGG.
Candidate of Technical Sciences.
Rival Nuretdinovich Fahretdinov
General Director of LLC MPK "Himservice Engineering".
Doctor of Chemical Sciences, Professor, Academician of the Russian Academy of Sciences
Research Director at Gazprom Neft PJSC
Doctor of Technical Sciences, Professor, Honorary Academician of the Academy of Sciences of the Republic of Bashkortostan
The Innovative Development Program of Rosneft OJSC, as well as the Exploration and Production Program of Gazprom Neft OJSC were created and implemented under the leadership of Khasanov M.M.
He was elected the head of the Working Group of the Advisory Council for the Innovative Development of the Oil and Gas Complex of the Ministry of Energy of Russia and the technological platform Technologies of production and use of hydrocarbons. Within this working group there were prepared materials on the necessity of ASP technologies development, development of Russian surfactants, horizontal drilling technologies, process modeling and others.
The North-West Section of the International Society of Petroleum Engineers (SPE) was created under his direct leadership.
A cooperation with research centers, the Academy of Sciences, Skolkovo, specialized departments of universities , foreign service companies was enlarged and strengthened with the active support of Khasanov M.M. and books on petroleum engineering are being published.
He is a member of the following editorial boards: Resources of the European North. Technologies and development economics, PRONEFT. Professionally about oil, Bulletin of the Bashkir State University.
Awarded with Certificates of Honor from the Ministry of Energy of the Russian Federation, Rosneft, SPE.
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Vice-President of the Russian Academy of Natural Sciences, General Director of Non-commercial Partnership Institute Of System Research Of Oil And Gas Production of the Russian Academy of Natural Sciences.
Doctor of Technical Sciences, Academician of the Russian Academy of Natural Sciences.
Aziz Khanovich is an author of more than 250 scientific publications, including more than 100 inventions and several scientific monographs. He is well known for his works on oil fields development optimization. Unique technologies for enhanced oil recovery and production stimulation suggested by A.Kh. Shakhverdiev are widely used in the oil fields of the leading Russian oil production companies. He has recently paid special attention to the problems of rational use of associated gas.
A.Kh. Shakhverdiyev was awarded the titles of Honored Oilman, Labor Veteran, Honored Inventor of the Russian Federation and other domestic and foreign awards.
Shmal Genady Iosifovich
President of the Union of Russian Oil and Gas Producers.
Candidate of Economic Sciences, Member of the Academy of Mining Sciences
Genady Iosifovich is one of the creators of Western Siberian oil and gas complex.
He participated in the development of the Urengoy and Yamburg gas condensate fields, the construction of the Urengoy-Pomary-Uzhgorod, Urengoy-Center, Yamburg-Tula gas pipelines, the Urengoy-Surgut condensate pipeline, Surgut plants for condensate stabilization and motor fuels, compressor plants at all gas pipelines in Western Siberia and other regions.
He was awarded the following Orders: of Courage, the October Revolution, the Red Banner of Labor and the Friendship of Peoples as well as medals. Honored Worker of the Ministry of Oil and Gas Industry Construction of the USSR, Honored Worker of the Gas Industry. Winner of the Governmental Prize of the Russian Federation in the field of technology (1997).