Pavel graduated from the Geological Department of Saratov State University in 1995 with a degree in geophysicist engineering. From 1997 to 2010 worked as an engineer and head of the reservoir fluid laboratory (PVT) at the Lower Volga Research Institute of Geology and Geophysics (NVNIIGG). From 2010 to 2019 formation fluid expert at the Tyumen Petroleum Science Center (TNK-BP).
He was engaged in the analysis, justification and modeling of the properties of reservoir fluids, from heavy and volatile oil to near-critical fluids and gas condensates from deposits in Western and Eastern Siberia, Sakhalin Island, deposits from the Orenburg and Saratov regions, the side zone of the Caspian Depression, deposits from Kazakhstan, Venezuela, Iran.
He participated in the development of a database and a module for analyzing the properties of reservoir fluids as a subject expert.
Since 2013, he has been teaching as a lecturer in advanced training for engineers of leading oil and gas companies in the cities of Tyumen, Sochi, Irkutsk (Russia), Nur-Sultan, Atyrau (Kazakhstan), Novy Sad (Serbia).
Likes formation fluids and baking bread ;-)