OREANDA-NEWS.  Alexander Koryakin is appointed Director General of Gazprom Dobycha Urengoy.

Alexander Koryakin was born in Chelyabinsk in 1968. He graduated from Perm Polytechnic Institute in 1992, majoring in Oil and Gas Field Development. Alexander Koryakin has an MBA degree.

He has been employed at Gazprom for 22 years.

Between 1992 and 1993 – oil and gas production operator of the 5th grade, oil and gas production foreman of the gas production operations and control service at the Nadymgazprom Production Association.

Between 1995 and 1997 – gas production foreman, Deputy Head of Operations Service of the Nadym Gas Production Directorate at Tyumentransgaz.

Between 1997 and 2012 – Deputy Head of a gas production site, Head of a gas production site, Head of the Oil and Gas Production Directorate at Gazprom Dobycha Yamburg.

Between 2012 and 2015 – Chief Engineer – First Deputy Director General of Gazprom Dobycha Urengoy.

In 2015 – Director General of Gazprom Dobycha Krasnodar.

Gazprom Dobycha Urengoy, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Gazprom, ensures 19 per cent of production volumes by Gazprom Group. The company owns licenses for exploration and development of numerous gas fields, including the Urengoyskoye field (among the biggest ones in the world), the Pestsovoye, Severo-Samburgskoye and Yuzhno-Pestsovoye fields.