Born October 5, 1947 in the village v. Climauti Dandyushanskogo area of the Moldavian SSR.
In 1965 he graduated from the Zhitomir technical college of mechanical wood. In 1976 he graduated from the Kiev Civil Engineering Institute, specializing in industrial and civil construction ". In 1994 he graduated from the Germanskuyu Academy of Management.
. In 1964 he was a worker Balta furniture factory Minlesdrevproma Ukrainian SSR in 1965 - a master plant Drochia Minmebeldrevproma Moldavian SSR.
. In 1966 - 69 served in the army.
. Since 1969 has held engineering positions at enterprises and Minlesdrevproma Minmestproma in g
. Chernivtsi. In 1974 - 82 led the Chernivtsi regional authorities Glavsnaba Ministry of Trade and the Ukrainian SSR.
. Since 1982 - Deputy Head of Oil and Gas Control Povhneft.
. In 1986 - 88 - Deputy Director General for Personnel and domestic software Bashneft in western Siberia.
. Since 1988 - Deputy Director General for Social Affairs of the association Kogalymneftegaz.
. Since 1993 - general director of OJSC "Lukoil-Kogalymneftegaz.
. Since 1995 - Vice-President of OAO Lukoil, General Director of JSC "Lukoil-Western Siberia.
. On September 13, 1999 - President of JSC "Transneft".
. 27 October 1999 by decision of the Vyborg court was banned for the replacement of the D
. Saveliev C. Vainshtok, according to which the powers P. Vainshtok suspended until such time as there is no decision on the suit filed by D. Saveliev.
. November 24, 1999 was introduced in the composition of the Interdepartmental Commission on the use of pipelines and marine terminals for oil and petroleum products.
. In December 1999 meeting of JSC "Transneft" Vainshtok appointed president of the company until 2004.
. In 1987 - 88 was the deputy Kogalym City Council of People's Deputies.
. Member of the Board of Directors of JSC "Russia Innovative Fuel-Energy Company (RITEK)
. He was a member of the Board of Directors of the Bank Petrokommerts.
He has state awards.
Academician of the Academy of Mining Sciences (1994).
Speaks English. Married. Has one daughter.