Editorial council

Lubov K. Altunina Sc.D., Senior Research Associate, Head of laboratory oil's colloid chemistry of Institute of Petroleum Chemistry, Siberian Branch of the Russian Academy of Sciences. L.K. Altunina is a major specialist in the field of physical chemistry of disperse systems and surface phenomena, enhanced oil recovery technologies, author and co-author of more than 900 scientific articled, including 3 monographs, 105 patents and author's certificates (of which 9 are foreign patents). The main areas of activity are: fundamental and applied research on the problem of enhanced oil recovery by physical and chemical methods. Under L.K. Altunina guidance were created science-intensive, environmentally safe, energy-saving technologies for enhanced oil recovery. There were created 11 industrial technologies, which were industrial tested in oilfields of Russia, Vietnam, China, Oman and Germany. For advanced achievements in research and development Lubov K. Altunina was awarded with orders and medals, and the Honorary title "Honored Worker of Science of the Russian Federation".
Helmut Gaertner Helmut Gaertner studied physics and geophysics at the Leipzig University and was graduated from the Gubkin Petroleum Institute of Moscow in 1963 with a masters degree in Geophysics. He spent seven years with VEB Geophysik in Leipzig working in various positions in seismic data acquisition and interpretation, as field seismologist, seismic crew leader and interpreter before returning to the Gubkin Petroleum Institute in 1970 to undertake a PhD in Geophysics. In 1974, Helmut Gaertner joined the Research and Development Department of VEB Geophysik Leipzig where he was responsible for different R&D projects in shallow seismics for ore and lignite exploration and high-resolution seismics for oil and gas exploration. In 1990 he was appointed as Head of the R & D Department. His work in that time resulted in about 60 publications and more than 50 unpublished reports. From 1993 until 2002 he was Managing Director and CEO of the privatised service company Geophysik GGD mbH with about 100 employees. He was appointed as consultant to NATO in the Science for Stability program from 1994 to 1998. Since 2002 he has been in demand as an independent consultant. His current emphasis is Russia and C.I.S. Helmut Gaertner has been a member of the EAGE since 1990 and has served for the Association as Chairman of the LAC of the Annual Conference and Exhibition in Leipzig (September 1995 - June 1998), as Vice-President and President (June 2000 June 2002), chairman of the Membership and Cooperation committee (June 2002 June 2008), and as chairman of the PACE committee (December 2004 June 2010). Furthermore he has been member of SEG, DGMK and DGG.
Alim F. Kemalov Doctor of technical sciences, professor, head of department of heavy oil and natural bitumen Federal Kazan (Volga) University. Inventor of the USSR, laureate of the State Prize of the Republic of Tatarstan in the field of science and technology, member of the Russian Academy of Natural Sciences, director of research and production center "Inventa". Member scientists Dissertation Council for the Protection of master's and doctoral theses in "Petrochemical production", the Scientific Council of the Presidium of the Academy of Sciences of Tatarstan on science, technology and innovation policy, working group at the Ministry of Construction and Architecture of the Republic of Tatarstan, the expert of the Ministry of Transport and Roads of the Republic of Tajikistan. Founder of scientific school "Development and complex processing of traditional super-heavy oil and natural bitumen based on supramolecular technology." Awarded the honorary diploma and "Golden Chair Russia" program "Golden fund of national science."
Taslia M. Murtazina Ph.D., mining engineer, general director of Geodrillproject LLC. Area of science interests: geology, oil and gas field development, wells survey, data interpretation, expertise of field development project (more than 20 expertises). Under Murtazina direction were developed technological projects of field development, constructions (drilling) different categories wells directional wells, horizontal well, multibranch well, reconstructions of wells efficiency by SXL. Is awarded the Certificates of Merit of Mintopenergo Russian Federation and Ministry of Energy of Tatarstan (as chief of geology department). Has an active involvement in science advancement. That is techical reports, publications, teaching (lecturing, director of diploma, reviewing). Patenting (more than 40) in oil production oilfield development, wells construction (drilling). Honored oil worker of Field Office Elkhovneft and honored geologist of Tatarstan.
Ilya M. Indrupskiy Sc.D., Chief of laboratory (gas oil condensate reservoir recovery), lead researcher of Oil and Gas Research Institute of the Russian Academy of Sciences. Professor of application mathematics and simulation in Gubkin Russian State University of Oil and Gas. Research interests: oil and gas fields development, geological and hydrodynamic modeling, system research methods for hydrocarbon deposits, subsurface hydromechanics, multiphase filtration, phase conversions, well studies, inverse problems, numerical simulation, optimal control.
Irina O. Bayuk Chief Researcher of the Institute of Physics of the Earth. O.Yu. Schmidt of the Russian Academy of Sciences. Doctor of Physical and Mathematical Sciences. The author of more than 100 works in domestic and foreign publications on the theoretical modeling of physical properties of rocks. Participated in many scientific and production Russian and foreign projects, executed for various oil companies. Member of the SEG (Society for Geophysical Explorers, USA), EAGE (European Association of Geoscientists), SPE (Society of Petroleum Engineers).
Vladimir L. Schuster Chief Researcher of the Institute of Oil and Gas Problems RAS, Professor of simulation of hydrocarbon RSU of Oil and Gas University of Gubkin, Academy of Natural Sciences. Published more than 130 works, including 13 books and reviews. Released 20 undergraduates, and graduate students. Research interests: geology and hydrocarbon potential of the foundation of Western Siberia. Project manager for the program of the Presidium of Russian Academy of Sciences: Simulation of the geological structure and mechanisms of formation and distribution of oil and gas accumulations in the pre-Jurassic complex of Western Siberia (2009-2012). Published several articles, made several presentations at international and Russian conferences on this problem. About 15 years working in production of Western Siberia, Central Asia, Vietnam, India.
Tayfun Babadagli Dr. Babadagli is a professor in the Civil and Environmental Engineering Department, School of Mining and Petroleum Engineering, at the University of Alberta, where he holds an NSERC-Industrial Research Chair in Unconventional Oil Recovery. Has specialized in the physics of fluid and heat flow through porous and fractured media, reservoir characterization through stochastic and fractal methods, the optimization of oil/heavy-oil recovery, and CO2 sequestration. He has conducted numerous industry/governmental/agency research projects, and developed expertise in identifying oil-field problems and recommended solutions as a consultant to companies and agencies. Babadagli previously served on the faculty at Istanbul Technical University, Turkey, and Sultan Qaboos University, Oman. He has also provided consultancy services and short courses, and delivered talks to industry, universities and research centers in more than twenty countries. He authored more than 300 technical papers, of which 150 were in referred journals, more than 50 technical reports, and he holds one patent.
Nesiphan A. Bektenov Doctor of Chemistry, Professor of JSC "Institute of Chemical Sciences. AB Bekturova "Almaty, Kazakhstan. Develops scientific basis for the creation of new polyfunctional ion exchangers selective chemical modification of glycidyl methacrylate copolymers of aliphatic and aromatic polyamines nature, as well as various inorganic and organic acids, the study of their basic physical and chemical sorption and complexing properties and finding possible areas of practical application. Nowadays carried researching on the development of new composite materials of oil residues in Western Kazakhstan.
Mikhail V. Pesin First deputy director of oilfield equipment JSC "Perm Oil Engineering Company" ( PKNM) Perm. Associate professor of "Innovative technology engineering" Perm national polytechnic university". 16 years of teaching experience. Taught: Mechanical engineering, Fundamentals of engineering creativity, Fundamentals of Engineering Education, Dimensional analysis of the process, Fundamentals of advanced technologies. The author of the collective monograph (published in 2012), 3 patents for the invention, the author of 101 published papers, including 23 publications recommended by the Higher Attestation Commission of Ministry of Education of Russian Federation.
Alexey V. Nikolaev Born 29 October 1934 in Moscow Graduated from Moscow University, Faculty of Geology, in 1957. Since 1957 works at the Institutute of the Physic of the Earth, Russian Academy of Sciences (IPE). At present time Vice-Director of the IPE In in 1964. Received Ph.D. from the IPE. Theses title is "Study of the seismic properties of the grounds for microzoning". Received Doctor of Sciences degree in 1972 from the IPE. Theses title is "Seismic of turbid and inhomogeneous media". Professor of Geophysics since 1990. Corresponding member of the Russian Academy jf Sciences since1990. Member of the Seismological Soceity of America since 1975. Vice-President of the International Association of Seismology and Physics oft he Earth`s Interior 1983-1991, elected President 1991-1995. Ph.D . student supervisor: 30 theses completed. Scientific results deal with the problems of induced seismicity, seismic wave propagation in the real media, nonlinear seismology and geophysics.
Victor S. Manukov Geophysicist mining engineerspecialist in oil seismic and international scientific and technical cooperation, the author of over 70 scientific papers, policy briefs, conference papers (including international). Member EAGS (Euro-Asian Geophysical Society) and Chinese Geophysical Society, chairman of the program committee of the international scientific-practical conference "Galperin Readings". Awards: Honorary Oilman Ministry of Energy of Russian Federation, Diplomas, Medals ENEA. Head of the International Scientific and Technical Cooperation of "CGE" Ministry of Energy, Moscow.
Elena N. Kotel'nikova Doctor of Geology and Mineralogy. Sciences, Department of Crystallography, Faculty of Geology, St. Petersburg State University, St. Petersburg
Georgy N. Gogonenkov First Deputy General Director of JSC "Central Geophysical Expedition" Ph.D., Member of the Russian Academy of Natural Sciences, Laureate of the State Prize of the USSR, member of EAGS (Euro-Asian Geophysical Society, RF) SEG (Society of Exploration Geophysicists, USA), EAGE (European Association of Geoscientists scouts).
Victor I. Zavidey Doctor of technical sciences, Professor Dept of Corporate Energy University and MEI, Chief Scientific Officer of Russian Federal Nuclear Center, Moscow specialization in the areas of
- Thermal physics and molecular physics,
- Nuclear power plants
- Electrical and electron-optical methods of diagnosis
Ruslan A. Kemalov Ph.D., assistant professor of heavy oil and natural bitumen Kazan Federal ( Volga ) University. Head of the laboratory of complex processing of heavy oil and natural bitumen KFU. Laureate of the State Prize of the Republic of Tatarstan in the field of science and technology. Adviser of the Russian Academy of Natural Sciences. Professor of the Russian Academy of Natural Sciences, honored worker of Science and Education, member of the Scientific Council of the Presidium of the Academy of Sciences of Tatarstan on science, technology and innovation policy, an expert of the Ministry of transport and Roads of the Republic of Tatarstan.
Zakir Sh. Ishmatov PhD, associate professor of the Department "Electric drives and automation of industrial plants", Ural State Technical University of Ural Federal University named after the first President of Russia B.N.Yeltsin, Ekaterinburg.
Oleg V. Lukyanov Head of physical chemistry and mechanics of formation lab. of "NIIneftepromchim", Kazan
Elshad G. Telyashev Doctor of technical sciences, professor, Advisor to the President of the Republic of Bashkortostan in oil production, refining and petrochemistry, Ufa