Sergey graduated from Taras Shevchenko National University of Kiev in 1997 with a degree in Geology. Since 2000 to 2017 he worked at the Chernigov Branch of Ukrainian State Geological Research Institute and at the Subsidiary Company “Research Institute of Oil&Gas Industry” of NJSC “Naftogaz of Ukraine” as Junior Researcher, Head of Geological Research Department, Head of Integrated Geological & Production Research Department, Head of Petroleum Geology Division, Head of Petroleum Geology and Seismic Exploration Center. Since May 2017 to present day he works at U.B. Seismic Ukraine.
His main responsibilities are oil and gas exploration planning, organizing and performing of geological studies, technical-and-commercial assessment of hydrocarbon reserves, lithology and stratigraphic researches, unconventional resources studies (shale gas, tight rocks gas, shale oil). Sergey took part in preparation and realization of numerous projects in Ukraine (DDB, Black and Azov seas, Western region of Ukraine) and abroad (United Arab Emirates, Libya, Egypt). As a result, 11 oilfields were discovered, including 4 oilfields in Ukraine and 7 in Egypt. In 2001 he defended a thesis on topic “Geology, lithology and facies of Visean carbonate sediments in central part of the Dnieper-Donets basin in connection with their hydrocarbon potenial” and received a PhD degree. He is an author and co-author of 5 monographs, more than 90 research publications, and more than 90 production reports.
Awards: Honorary Diploma of Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine (2011), Honorary Diploma of Ministry of Energy and Coal Industry of Ukraine (2010), Honorary Diploma of NJSC “Naftogaz of Ukraine”, “Honorary Explorer of Subsoil” Degree (2009), Lutugin Medal (2010), Honorary Diplomas of UkrSGRI and SE “Naukanaftogaz”.