Mikhail Krutikhin

Mikhail Krutikhin

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Co-founder and leading analyst of RusEnergy,an independent consulting agency based in Moscow, Russia

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Mikhail Krutikhin is a co-founder and leading analyst of RusEnergy, an independent consulting agency based in Moscow, Russia. A graduate of the Institute of Oriental Languages at the Moscow Lomonosov State University, he majored in Iranian philology, and in 1985 obtained a PhD in modern history. Between 1972 and 1992 he worked at the TASS news agency on missions to Egypt, Syria, Lebanon, and Iran. Since 1993 he has been analyzing opportunities and specifics of investments in the energy industry in the Former Soviet Union — first with the US-based Russian Petroleum Investor Inc., and then with RusEnergy. He is one of the best recognized and most authoritative experts on the oil and gas industries in Russia and Eurasia.