Leading Specialist, Business Strategy Department
Zlata Sergeeva is the head of the youth committee at the Russian National Committee of the World Energy Council. She works as a Leading specialist in the Strategy Department of PJSC NOVATEK, Russian largest independent gas and LNG producer, where she is responsible for international cooperation, strategy development and scenario forecasting. Previously she worked in SKOLKOVO Energy Center – the leading Russian think tank in energy sphere. During her university years, she became the founder of student Geoenergy politics club, where famous experts from energy sphere gave open lectures to the public. Political scientist by education (studied in Higher School of Economics in Moscow and Sciences Po in Paris), she applies econometric methods to the analysis of natural gas domestic and international markets. Her research papers were published in Oxford Institute for Energy Studies (OIES) and King Abdullah Petroleum Studies and Research Center (KAPSARC). Her hobbies are sport ballroom dancing and writing short tales and novels.
PJSC NOVATEK is the largest independent natural gas producer in Russia. The Company is principally engaged in the exploration, production, processing and marketing of natural gas and liquid hydrocarbons and has more than 20 years of operational experience in the Russian oil and natural gas sector. As of 31 December 2019, the Company holds 16.3 billion barrels of oil equivalent (boe) of SEC proved reserves. NOVATEK is №3 globally among publicly traded companies by proved natural gas reserves under SEC and №8 by natural gas production volumes. In 2019 the Company produced 74.7 bcm of natural gas which is 9% of total Russian natural gas production. NOVATEK principal operating areas are concentrated in the Yamal-Nenets Autonomous Region (YNAO) in Western Siberia.