Hello! My name is Alexei Milkov.
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You may track my life in CV. Here are the main facts about me:

- BSc and MSc degrees in Petroleum Geology from Saint-Petersburg State University, Russia.
- PhD degree in Geology from Texas A&M University, USA.
- Worked for several oil&gas companies (BP, Sasol, Murphy Oil) and research organizations (VNIIOkeangeologia, Geochemical and Environmental Research Group at Texas A&M University and Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution).
- Served as Adjunct Professor at the Department of Earth & Atmospheric Sciences at Cornell University where I taught "Introduction to Petroleum Systems".
- Published 125 papers and abstracts.
I am a petroleum geoscientist experienced in exploration management, assurance, new ventures, organic geochemistry and numerical basin modeling. I apply my skills to find, appraise and produce oil and gas.

My research interests encompass:
mud volcanoes
gas hydrates
- geological emissions of methane
- reservoir compartmentalization and surveillance
- methanogenic biodegradation
- oil spill fingerprinting
- petroleum systems analysis
- geological risks / Probability of Success
- volumetrics of conventional and unconventional petroleum resources
Hart's E&P  "Offshore gas hydrates begin to add up" (June 2002)
Dallas Morning News "At sea, a slice of life" (August 26, 2002)
Geotimes "Inorganic origin of oil: Much ado about nothing?" (November 2002)
BBC News "Ocean methane stocks 'overstated'" (February 17, 2004)
GeoscienceOnline "Gashydrat-Vorkommen geringer als angenommen?" (February 18, 2004) (in German)
Ogonyok "At the level of resources?" (June 2004) (in Russian)
Geotimes "The missing methane link" (August 2004)
World Oil "Methane outgassing(September 2004)
Bild der Wissenschaft "Methan-Eis  nichtmehr als ein Strohfeuer?" (November 2004) (in German)
NGV-Geonieuws "Voorraden gashydraten blijken veel geringer dan eerder aangenomen" (November 2004) (in Dutch)
Geotimes "Detecting marine gas hydrates" (November 2004)
Die Welt "Dämpfer für den Energielieferanten Methan-Eis" (December 8, 2004) (in German)
Süddeutsche Zeitung "Schmelzende Hoffnung" (January 7, 2005) (in German)
Focus "Strohfeuer vom Meeresboden"  (April 11, 2005) (in German)
Geotimes "Feuding over the origins of fossil fuels" (October 2005)
New Scientist "Global warming bubbles up from the ocean" (March 4th, 2006)
Süddeutsche Zeitung "Feuer aus dem Eis" (September 2008) (in German) 
Le Bulletin de l’Industrie Pétrolère (BiP) “Hydrates de méthane: des pistes nouvelles en Alaska et au Japon” (January 2012) (in French)
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