Tuesday, January 20, 2009
Rosneft Appoints First Vice President
January 12, 2009 - Rigzone - Rosneft announced that Eduard Khudainatov has been appointed the Company's First Vice President to succeed Sergey Kudryashov who was responsible for supervising production operations at Rosneft, and serves as Deputy Minister of Energy of the Russian Federation since late December 2008. Eduard Khudainatov was born in 1960. He has graduated from Tyumen State University and the International Academy of Business (Moscow). 1993-1996 -- Head of the Evikhon oil company (Nefteyugansk) and Yuganskpromfinko. 1996 -- Deputy Head of the Nefteyugansk Administration; First Deputy Head of the Nefteyugansk region and Head of the Poikovsky settlement Administration. 2000-2003 -- Federal Inspector in the Nenets Autonomous District of the administration of the Authorized Representative of the Russian President in the Northwestern federal district. 2003-2008 -- Director of Gazprom's subsidiary Severneftegazprom (Tyumen region). Prior to the new appointment, Khudainatov served as Rosneft Vice President responsible for capital construction projects. Rosneft management is confident that Khudainatov's knowledge and broad expertise will greatly contribute to implementation of the Company's core projects, such as development of the Vankor and Yurubchenskoye fields in East Siberia and construction of the Primorsk refinery in the Russian Far East.