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Igor Kuvshinov

Igor Kuvshinov

Igor Kuvshinov
Petroleum Engineer / Geochemist
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Igor Kuvshinov joined DeGolyer and MacNaughton in 2018 after a 20-year career with Halliburton in the United States and in Russia.   

He earned his undergraduate degree in petroleum geochemistry and geology in 1993 from Novosibirsk State University in Novosibirsk, Russia, as well as a specialist diploma, which is equivalent to a master’s degree in petroleum engineering.  

Geographical Experience

  • Algeria
  • Australia
  • Brazil
  • Canada
  • Japan
  • Kazakhstan
  • Russia
  • United States

Topical Areas of Expertise

  • Fracture engineering solutions
  • Production optimization
  • Enhanced oil recovery techniques
  • Sand control
  • Remedial treatments
  • Pressure transient analysis
  • Artificial lift
  • Direct field diagnostic technology (interpretation of microseismic, fiber optic, tracer, and microdeformation surveys)

Major Projects

With D&M, Kuvshinov has provided advanced fracture engineering solutions and implemented production optimization projects on carbonate and clastic reservoirs for new and mature plays.

At Halliburton, he provided advanced fracture engineering solutions for major projects in Siberia and performed fracture feasibility studies in major shale, coalbed methane, and tight sandstone reservoirs in places such as Australia, Brazil, Canada, Russia, and the United States. In total, he has more than 25 years of experience with well stimulation, artificial lift projects, and studying ways to enhance production, as well as implementing those methods during production.