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Key instructors

Konstantin Fedorov

PhD and DSc in Fluid Mechanics, Professor, member of Russian Academy of Sciences, Gubernskaya Academy of Tyumen Region, Society of Petroleum Engineers, American Chemical Society, principal of OGE Academy.

Winner of the Muravlenko Award, honorary education worker, member of several dissertational councils, reviewer of the following journals: SPERE, JCPT, Fuel&Energy, H&MT. Collaborated with UKOS, Rosneft, Lukoil, TNK-BP, Schlumberger on EOR development and adaptation. Author of more than 200 scientific and technical papers in Russian and Foreign journals.

Alena Chveleva

Vice-principal of OGE Academy

degree in “Oil and Gas Geology”, vice-principal of OGE Academy, graduated with honors from Geology and Oil and Gas Institute of the Tomsk State Polytechnic University; alumna of the President’s Programme for HR management. She has 6 years of practical experience in well test interpretation with Siam company.

Oleg Nesterenko

Academic administrator of OGE Academy

received his PhD from Tomsk State University (candidate of philological sciences) in Translation Study; graduated with distinction from Tomsk State University, department of Romano-Germanic philology; has more than 5 years’ experience in teaching and research, as well as in translation and interpreting.

Laurie Power

Programme leader for the MSc Offshore Oil and Gas Engineering

Module “Materials and Corrosion Science” Senior Lecturer, School of Engineering, Robert Gordon University. Main subject areas include Metallurgy, Materials, Failure Analysis, Corrosion Engineering. Over the last 10 years, Laurie has been working closely with the businesses all over the world in the design of customised training programmes in the oil and gas industry. Laurie is the Programme Leader for the MSc Drilling and Well Engineering and the MSc Petroleum Production Engineering courses delivered to students of PdVSA in Caracas, Venezuela. He was the Course Leader for the three “Shell” courses: the BSc in Well Services Engineering, the MSc in Well Design and Engineering, the MSc in Completions and Well Service Engineering: he led the development and validation of these courses with Shell.

Clive Ninnes

Sp. Hons. BSc, Ph.D Chemistry, Member of Society of Petroleum Engineers Module Subsurface

Clive is a Reservoir/Petroleum Engineer with 30 years international experience gained with Shell Expro, Aminex plc, and through independent consulting. Clive specialises in petroleum evaluations and reservoir development projects and has provided both technical and management expertise for offshore and onshore projects in the UKCS, Europe, USA, Africa, the Far East and the FSU. His particular skills include: Corporate Affairs: successful presentations of technical, economic and strategic matters to Company Executives, governments, banking auditors, international partner companies, petroleum, legal and environmental experts; management of staff, joint venture committees and multidisciplinary petroleum engineering teams; preparation of reserves statements, annual reports and company announcements. Asset Management: reservoir engineer and technical manager for drilling and development in the USA, Russia, Tatarstan, Tanzania and the North Sea; H&S and environmental audits; asset insurance; international oil and gas field evaluations for asset acquisitions/disposals, bank loans, field development drilling and evaluation programmes; development committee chairman for major North Sea oilfield; project manager and senior engineer for re-engineering of large North Sea cluster development Equity Matters: successful negotiation of participation agreements, UK equity determinations and High Court action; equity studies and training for European majors; team leader and management committee chairman for a UK North Sea major operator.