Alexander Yurievich Korshunov
Senior Lecturer at the Department of Oil and Gas Field Development, Faculty of Geology, Moscow State University.
Alexander Yurievich graduated from the Geological Exploration Faculty of the Tyumen Industrial Institute in 1977 with a degree in Geology and Exploration of Oil and Gas Fields, he worked at the institute as an Assistant to the Department of Petroleum Field Geology.
He was working for oil and gas companies in the north of the Tyumen region from 1981 to 1995. He worked his way up from a Senior Petroleum Geologist in the Yuganskneftegaz production association to the Chief Geologist-Deputy General Director of the Varyoganneftegaz production association. He was a head of the joint Russian-American venture White Nights from 1993 to 1995.
From 1999 to 2003 and from 2011 to 2012 he was in the public service being a head of the Department of Field Development and Regulation of Subsurface Management of the Ministry of Energy of Russia and Deputy Director of the Department of State Policy and Regulation in the field of Geology and Subsurface Management of the Ministry of Natural Resources of Russia.
From 2012 to 2013 he was working as Deputy General Director of State Commission on Mineral Resources.
He was awarded the medal For the Exploitation of Mineral resources and the Development of the Oil and Gas Complex of Western Siberia (1989). He has the honorary title Honored Oilman (2004).