Laboratory of Oil and Gas Content in Aquatories

Head: Dr. Alexander Egorov
Scientific Consultant: Academician Anatoliy Dmitrievskiy
Department of Geomorphology, Geophysics and Biogeochemistry

Map of oil and gas formation areas calculated for stratigraphic systemsof the Okhotsk Sea and the Caspian Sea

The main directions of study:

Fundamental issues of oil and gas formation and accumulation in the ocean floor.
Field surveys and theoretical studies of gas hydrates in aquatories. Appraisal of their reserves.
Water ands sediment testing for oil, gas and hydrate indicators using geochemical (gas) and bitumen methods.
Cataloguing oil and gas reserves in the World ocean and their extraction techniques.

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