Ivan Mikhailovich Gubkin( 1936-39 gg. - Vice-President of the Academy of Sciences.)
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Biography Ivan Mikhailovich Gubkin
Born on 21 September 1871. village Pozdnyakvo now Navashinskogo district of Gorky Region.
Founder of the Soviet petroleum geology, petroleum geologist, academician of the USSR, Honored Scientist of the RSFSR.
In 1910 he graduated from the St. Petersburg Mining Institute.
In 1917-18. sent to the United States to study Petroleum Industry.
In 1920 he headed the Council for the oil industry, and was appointed chairman of the Special Commission for the Exploration of the Kursk magnetic anomaly, in 1922-30 he. - Rector of the Moscow Mining Academy.
IM. Gubkin is the founder and first director of the State Research Petroleum Institute (since 1934 - Institute of Fossil Energy USSR).
In 1930-36 he. Rector of the Moscow Petroleum Institute, in the same years was chairman of the Council for the Study of the productive forces of the USSR.
In 1931-36 he. - Head of geological control the Supreme Economic Council, in 1936-39 he. - Vice-President of the Academy of Sciences.
IM. Gubkin led geologize eastern regions of the Russian platform, to substantiate the prospects of the Volga-Ural oil province.
Died April 24, 1939, Mr.. Moscow.