The government appointed Tolmachev to the head of Ukrgazvydobuvannya and Malyutin to the head of Ukrtransgaz
The Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine replaced the temporary acting heads of two strategic enterprises of Naftogaz of Ukraine. The corresponding decision was taken at the Government meeting on January 6, 2023.
Oleg Tolmachev, who headed the "Naftogaz Exploration and Production" division, became the temporary acting responsibilities of JSC "Ukrgazvydobuvannya".
Naftogaz reported that Tolmachev has more than 20 years of experience in hydrocarbon extraction in North America. He held senior positions at such gas production companies in the USA as BP America, Chesapeake Energy, EnCana Oil & Gas USA, Eclipse Resources and Montage Resources.
In particular, he led high-tech projects for the development of large fields in North America with deposits of gas and gas condensate. His responsibilities included increasing the economic efficiency of projects, forming and managing multifunctional teams (geology, development, drilling, production, preparation and processing of hydrocarbons).