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Alexander Malykh

Alexander Malykh

Alexander Malykh
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Alexander Malykh joined DeGolyer and MacNaughton’s Moscow office in 2012, specializing in reserves estimation and oil and gas property evaluation. Before joining D&M, Malykh was a reservoir engineer for TomskNIPIneft, gaining experience in reservoir simulation and oil production optimization.

Malykh graduated from Tomsk Polytechnic University with a bachelor’s degree in oil and gas engineering, and in 2010 he received a master’s degree in petroleum engineering from Heriot-Watt University. He is a member of the Society of Petroleum Engineers and is fluent in both Russian and English.

Geographical Experience

  • Azerbaijan
  • Kazakhstan
  • Russia
  • Ukraine

Topical Areas of Expertise

  • Reserves estimation
  • Competent Person’s Report preparation
  • Gas deliverability modeling
  • Production analysis
  • Field development optimization
  • Reservoir performance analysis
  • Enhanced oil recovery
  • Waterflood analysis
  • Material-balance analysis
  • Evaluation of natural gas storage

Major Projects
Malykh has coordinated integrated evaluation projects for several oil and gas companies in Russia and Azerbaijan, including economic and technical evaluation of reserves projections and field development plan optimization.

He most recently helped manage the oil and gas reserves appraisal for a major oil company within Russia. This work involved coordinating with a multidisciplinary team on a project with over 1,000 fields and presenting the client reports under both SEC reserves regulations and PRMS reserves guidelines.