Neftyanaya Provintsiya 
No.4(28),2021, Part 2

The role of V.P. Stepanov in the formation of a new paradigm for the development of oil and gas geology

M.Ya. Borovsky, V.I. Bogatov

DOI: https://doi.org/10.25689/NP.2021.4.521-533


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In connection with the 90th anniversary of his birth, the scientific and industrial activities of the Doctor of Geological and Mineralogical Sciences, an outstanding representative of the Kazan Geological School, Honored Geologist of the Republic of Tatarstan, geophysicist Vladimir Pavlovich Stepanov were highlighted.

The role of V.P. Stepanov in the formation of a new paradigm for the development of oil and gas geology is evaluated. It is noted that all the developments of the scientist were aimed at improving the efficiency of studying the features of the geological and geophysical structure, identifying migration channels of oil and gas-containing fluids (inflow zones, recharge) and searching for small and minute objects promising for hydrocarbons. The necessity of high-precision gravimetric and magnetic surveys is shown. Criteria for the identification of various manifestations of diastrophism of the Earth's crust are given. Attention is focused on historical faults in the sedimentary column.

Key words:

paradigm, oil-prospective objects, migration zones, tectonic disturbances, criteria for identifying manifestations of diastrophism, ring faults, accuracy of anomalies, high-precision geophysical surveys, gravity exploration, magnetic exploration


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M.Ya. Borovsky, Ph.D., General Director, LLC "Geofizservice"

14, Gvardeyskaya st., Kazan, 420073, Russian Federation

E-mail: micbor1913@mail.ru


V.I. Bogatov, Leading Reservoir Geophysicist, LLC "Geofizservice"

14, Gvardeyskaya st., Kazan, 420073, Russian Federation

E-mail: vladbogatoff@gmail.com

For citation:

M.Y. Borovsky, V.I. Bogatov Rol' V.P. Stepanova v stanovlenii novoj paradigmy razvitija neftegazovoj geologii [The role of V.P. Stepanov in the formation of a new paradigm for the development of oil and gas geology]. Neftyanaya Provintsiya, No. 4(28), Part 2, 2021. pp. 521-533. DOI https://doi.org/10.25689/NP.2021.4.521-533 (in Russian)


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