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Igor P. Moskvin

Igor P. Moskvin

Igor P. Moskvin
Staff Engineer, Vice President
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Igor P. Moskvin has more than 20 years of experience in the petroleum industry. He joined DeGolyer and MacNaughton in 2005 as a petroleum engineer with significant experience studying Russian fields, having worked for one of Russia’s largest oil and gas production companies.

Moskvin graduated from the Tomsk Polytechnic University as a petroleum engineer in 2002. In 2003, he received a master’s degree in petroleum engineering from Heriot-Watt University in Edinburgh, United Kingdom. Moskvin is a member of the Society of Petroleum Engineers and the Society of Petroleum Evaluation Engineers. A registered professional engineer in Texas, Moskvin became a Vice President of D&M in 2013. His native language is Russian and he is fluent in English.

Geographical Experience

  • Azerbaijan
  • Brazil
  • Kazakhstan
  • Kuwait
  • Russia
  • Trinidad and Tobago
  • Ukraine

Topical Areas of Expertise

  • Estimation of hydrocarbon reserves under PRMS, SEC, and Russian classification guidelines
  • Integrated reservoir studies
  • Reserves upgrade studies
  • 3–D geocellular and reservoir simulation modeling (black oil, compositional, and thermal
    Material-balance estimation
  • Waterflood design and evaluation
  • Probabilistic estimation of in-place volumes
  • Carbonates
  • Enhanced oil recovery
  • CO2 floods and steamflood
  • Heavy oil

Major Projects

Moskvin has coordinated a countrywide evaluation of long-term recovery potential in Kuwait. Primary responsibilities included management of the geological and engineering analyses and integration of the results obtained from seismic evaluation, geological interpretation, petrophysics, fluid contact interpretation, routine core analysis, special core analysis, and fluid properties estimation into regional probabilistic geocellular models used in hydrocarbon estimation. He constructed a probabilistic model and estimated in-place hydrocarbon volumes for the largest sandstone reservoir in the world. He also coordinated an assessment of the recoverable volumes and built representative reservoir simulation models used to estimate long-term recovery under depletion, waterflood, and miscible flood (CO2 and hydrocarbon gas injection) recovery methods.

For a giant, heavy oil unconsolidated sandstone reservoir in Russia, he coordinated potential development options and recovery estimation. Considered development options included depletion, waterflood, hot waterflood, steamflood, polymer flood, and surfactant-polymer flood recovery.

He has conducted annual updates of SEC and PRMS reserves estimations encompassing 88 fields for key subsidiaries of a major Russian oil and gas company.

Moskvin recently coordinated a storage site screening study for a potential carbon capture storage project in a producing gas-condensate field.