Vladimir Krokha put in charge of Gazprom Dobycha Shelf Yuzhno-Sakhalinsk


Vladimir Krokha is appointed Director General of Gazprom Dobycha Shelf Yuzhno-Sakhalinsk.

Vladimir Krokha was born in the Bashkir ASSR in 1973. He graduated from Tomsk Polytechnic University in 1995, majoring in ‘oil and gas field development and operation’. He has an MBA degree.

Between 1991 and 1999 – he went up the career ladder, starting from the oil and gas production operator and moving to the position of the Lead Geologist at Kholmogorneft Oil and Gas Production Directorate.

Between 1999 and 2011 he occupied various positions, i.e. the geologist of the 2nd grade, Lead Geologist of the Field Development Division, Deputy Head of the Geologic Division, Head of the Prospective Development and Licensing Division, Head of the Exploration and Field Pre-Development Administration – branch of Gazprom Dobycha Noyabrsk.

Between 2011 and 2015 – Chief Engineer, First Deputy Director General – Chief Engineer of Gazprom Geologorazvedka.


Gazprom Dobycha Shelf Yuzhno-Sakhalinsk, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Gazprom, is tasked to develop the Sakhalin III fields, including the Kirinskoye and the Yuzhno-Kirinskoye gas and condensate fields.


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