Mikhail is an expert in oil and gas geology specializing in the area of search and exploration of oil and gas accumulations, estimation of resources and reserves, geology of natural reservoirs and 3D geological modeling. He has carried out expert evaluations of a number of geological and technical projects of various oil fields and exploration license blocks for oil majors, investment companies and Russian banks. In total, he has evaluated more than 40 oil & gas fields.
Mikhail participated in major domestic and foreign projects in the area of operative maintenance of hydrocarbon fields, development and geological exploration of reservoir to ensure performance at all stages, for such companies as TNK BP, Occidental Petroleum Corporation, Rosneft, etc. He has gained leadership skills from managing profound expert teams solving complex problems of the regional geology and participated in a number of projects commissioned by the Ministry of Natural Resources of Russia. He has carried out eight examinations at the order of the Ministry, is the author of ten scientific and technical publications and is a member of the European Association of Geosciences and Engineers.