Trofimuk Institute of Petroleum Geology and Geophysics SB RAS
Prof. N.P. Zapivalov has 68 years of experience in petroleum geology including: 5 years (1950-1955) of education (Mining Institute, Yekaterinburg, Russia); each summer he worked at oil exploration enterprises in Turkmenia, Bashkiria, and the Ukraine. 30 years (1955-1985) of field experience in West Siberia as geologist, Chief Geologist, President of West-Siberian Oil Exploration Enterprises. Discoverer of oilfields. 33 years (1986-2018) in fundamental science and teaching as Chief Scientist at Institute of Petroleum Geology SB RAS, Professor of Novosibirsk State University & Tomsk Polytechnic University; Doctor of Sciences since 1985. He has published over 800 papers in reputable journals.
Petroleum Geology in the 21st Century: New Ways of Thinking