Nickolay Amelin,


Nikolay is the CEO of GWL since the beginning.

Before joining the company in 2008, he spent more than ten years in O&G industry, working his way up from a field stuff to VP Business Development for a few geophysical companies.

Having in-depth first-hand knowledge of the industry and excellent managerial skills, he helping a Company GWL to create and successfully bringing to the market new projects as well as new technological innovations despite a long spell of dramatic cost-cutting industry-wide.

At GWL, Nikolay is responsible for strategic development of the company, monitoring over development and implementation of new technologies and direct interaction with the customers.

Education background: Moscow State University (MSU), Master of Geoscience, Marine Geology

Stockholm School of Economics, Executive Master of Business Administration (E-MBA).

Aleksandr Nikitin,

Head of R&D dep.

Alexander has been working at GWL since early 2015.

Before coming to GWL, he was a field operator, geoscientist and lead geoscientist at various commercial companies and All-Russia Petroleum Research Exploration Institute (VNIGRI).

He took active part in projects for companies like FUGRO OCEANSISMICA S.p.A., Wintershall, Spring Energy, ONGC, Federal Subsoil Resources Management Agency (RosNedra).

At GWL, Alexander is in charge of R&D Department, which developed the new marine seismic exploration technology, FloatSeis™, a complex software and hardware suite. In addition to his management of Technical Department, Alexander is currently working actively with the company’s commercial departments to promote the new technology.

Education: Saint Petersburg State Mining Institute (Technical University), mining engineer. Specialization: Geophysical methods of research and exploration of mineral deposits, major: seismic exploration data processing technology.