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Volodymyr Omelchenko
Director, Energy programmes

Born in 1967 in Kyiv.

Education: Kyiv Politechnic Institute, Department of Chemical Engineering (1992).

Author of over 50 scientific works and op-ed publications. Took part in development and implementation of international energy projects and scientific research in international energy policy.


  • 19921996, worked in different positions in the mechanical engineering industry;
  • 19971998 head expert of the division of oil, gas and petroleum refining industry of the Ministry of Economy of Ukraine;
  • 19982003 Naftohaz Ukrayiny National Joint-Stock Company, in charge of oil transportation section;
  • 20042007 chief consultant at the National Institute of International Security Problems of Ukraines NSDC;
  • since February, 2007 Leading Expert, Razumkov Centre. Director since2013.
Telephone: (+380-44) 206-85-02
E-mail: omelchenko@uceps.com.ua

Latest comments
Giving the public an opportunity to pay utility bills in instalments - is a half measure that does not solve the payment problem. That is what Volodymyr Omelchenko, Director for energy Programmes of the Razumkov Centre told ZIK news agency.
22 October 2016  Electricity, Gas, Oil
Ukraine cannot abandon nuclear power because it is a cornerstone of its energy sector
29 April 2016  Nuclear energy, Renewable energy, Energy independence
Until the government creates free coal market, miners' strikes will continue
19 January 2016  Coal, Extraction industry, Government, Protest
Corruption schemes pose the biggest threat to the energy security of Ukraine
14 December 2015  Corruption, Energy independence, Coal
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Gazprom wants to buy the Ukrainian gas pipeline system at a reduced price
29 May 2013  Gas transportation, Gazprom, Russia-led unions
Ukraine is still dependent on Russian gas because the government continues to back private interests
16 June 2011  Gas price, Energy independence
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