Maksym Vityk became Director of Strategic Projects of the Naftogaz Exploration and Production Division
Naftogaz Group has appointed Maksym Vityk, who has over 20 years of experience in the world’s largest oil and gas companies, as Director of Strategic Projects of the Exploration and Production Division, the Group’s press service reports.
“Maksym Olehovych’s key task will be to develop strategic directions of Naftogaz activities aimed at increasing the Company’s and Ukraine’s hydrocarbon resource base. Over the many years of working for ExxonMobil and Shell, he has won a track record for implementing projects for the exploration and production of unconventional gas, offshore development, and organizing successful partnerships with oil and gas giants, including national governments. This is exactly the experience that Naftogaz needs today to fulfil the strategic tasks set by our shareholder – the state,” said Oleksandr Romanyuk, Director of the Exploration and Production Division of Naftogaz Group.
Maksym Vityk has a PhD in geological and mineralogical Sciences, which he received at the Lviv Institute of fossil fuels of the National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine. He also studied in Canada and the USA. He has 2 international patents in the field of hydrocarbon exploration and over 40 scientific publications. Vityk worked for ExxonMobil in the United States, as well as for Shell in the United States, the Netherlands, Ukraine, Russia, and Egypt. According to ExPro, his main activity will be a project to develop the Black Sea shelf.