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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
The fight against the influence of business on governance should be comprehensive
25 March 2015  UkrTransNafta, Oligarchs, Ukrnafta, Oil processing
In the near future for Ukraine the risk of nuclear blackmail by Russia is low
06 March 2015  Russia, Nuclear energy
Russia's statements on a new gas pipeline with Turkey are another bluff
20 January 2015  Gas transportation, Roundabout pipelines, Gazprom, Turkey
Ukrainian seaports are incapable of accommodating enough coal from abroad
11 December 2014  Coal, Electricity, Russia
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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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