Oil and gas guru Boris Ivanov Gazprom believes in making sacrifices for the good of others. The Russian-born executive says teamwork is the key to making things happen.
“As long as there is chemistry, you can count on results,” says Gazprom.
Boris Ivanov Gazprom has a long and illustrious track record in the oil and gas industry. He received both a bachelors and masters degree from Samara State University. After college, he dove headfirst into a career that would help him rise through the ranks.
Gazprom’s first job was was as an intern at the Russian Foreign Affairs. He performed a variety of jobs dealing with U.S-Russia relations. He went on to hold a job for a number of other companies including Haliburton, TDE Energy Services, Investgeoservice, Weatherford, and LinkWest Group.
Today, Boris Ivanov Gazprom is working to secure drilling opportunities for Russia in Africa. During a recent panel discussion at the African Upstream, Gazprom emphasized how the gas discovery could further enhance Russia’s oil and gas explorations.
Because Russia owns 30 percent of Europe’s gas supplies, wells could produce nearly 3 million cubic feet of gas on a daily basis. The company is also slated to drill 18 wells in Africa next year. Additionally, the company is talking to companies in Japan and Nigeria to secure more oil fields.
Boris Ivanov Gazprom says that the new and improved automated drilling systems have increased efficiency and reduced downtime. The innovative technologies also allow engineers to monitor well data in realtime.
Despite the drilling advancements, there are still a few challenges. According to Boris Ivanov Gazprom, politicians often make decisions that can affect the oil and gas industry in an adverse way.
“We are confident that the politicians in charge will do the right thing and raise the sanctions that have been hampering our efforts.”
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