Dr. Prof. Andrey A. Konoplyanik is energy economist by background. Major professional areas - energy economics, energy & investment legislation, energy financing. PhD (1978) & Dr. of Science (1995) in international energy economics, Professor in International Oil & Gas Business (2012). Current positions: Adviser to Director General, Gazprom export LLC (since 2013); Co-chair from Russian side of Worstream 2 “Internal Markets”, Russia-EU Gas Advisory Council (since 2011); Professor at the Chair “International Oil & Gas Business”, Russian State Gubkin Oil & Gas University (since 2008); Honorary Fellow, Center for Energy, Petroleum and Mineral Law & Policy, University of Dundee, Scotland, UK (since 1994). Detailed professional biography of Dr. Prof. Konoplyanik, his publications, presentations and interviews presented at www.konoplyanik.ru.