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Olga V. Lata

Olga V. Lata

Olga V. Lata
Project Geologist

Olga V. Lata joined DeGolyer and MacNaughton’s Moscow office in 2008 as a geologist specializing in field development and reservoir study applications. Before joining D&M, she was a leading geologist in the Petroresurs joint venture with Lundin Petroleum Company in Moscow, where she was responsible for exploration work on the Caspian shelf and geological evaluation of new assets for the company.

Lata received a degree in mining engineering and petroleum geology from Polytechnic University in Tomsk, Russia in 1990. In addition to her native Russian, Lata is fluent in English.

Geographical Experience

  • Azerbaijan
  • Kazakhstan
  • Russia
  • Ukraine
  • Uzbekistan

Topical Areas of Expertise

  • Stratigraphic and structural analysis
  • Seismic and petrophysical analysis
  • Reserves evaluation and classification
  • Geological studies
  • Reservoir characterization
  • Volumetric calculations
  • Reserves estimation

Major Projects

Her experience in Russia includes projects in East Siberia, the Volga-Ural Basin, the Caspian Basin, Sakhalin, the Timan-Pechora Basin, and the West Siberian Basin. She coordinates the geologic portion of reserves evaluation for several oil and gas companies in Russia, Kazakhstan, and Azerbaijan.