About the Journal

The transliterated title of the journal is "Neftegazovaya Geologiya. Teoriya I Praktika".
Alternative title: "Petroleum Geology - Theoretical and Applied Studies".

The journal is published by All-Russia Petroleum Research Exploration Institute (VNIGRI), Saint-Petersburg, Russia.

Start year
The first volume was published in 2006.

Aims and scope
The journal "Neftegazovaya Geologiya. Teoriya I Praktika" is an open access journal devoted exclusively to the publication of high-quality research in the field of petroleum geology of Russia and CIS with the aim to introduce readers into the scientific environment in order to improve the efficiency of scientific research.

Subject areas
The journal publishes research articles in the following areas of petroleum geology of Russia and CIS (you can reach list of articles by clicking on the section name):
- Geochemical research;
- Stratigraphy and lithology;
- Economy, information technology, resource management;
- Regional petroleum geology;
- Offshore hydrocarbon deposits;
- Petroleum potential and development;
- Raw hydrocarbon geoecology;
- Discussions;
- Hard-extracted reserves, unconventional hydrocarbon sources;
- Scientific heritage / Outstanding petroleum geologists;
- Geological simulation and issues of petroleum fields development;
- New methods and technologies.

Most of papers are published in Russian with English abstracts, titles, key word and references. However, some articles, which are of great interest for foreign audience, are presented in English.

The journal publishes 1 volume per year, which consists of 4 issues: no. 1 (January-March), no. 2 (April-June), no. 3 (July-September), and no. 4 (October-December).

The journal was officially registered as a mass media (the certificate of the registration of mass media El № FS77-27685 dated 5th Apr 2007) and was re-registered due to including English language (the certificate of the registration of mass media El № FS77-41782 dated 25th Aug 2010, El № FS77-69811 dated 18th May 2017).
The Russian title of the journal is officially registered (the certificate of the registration of mass media El № FS77-27685 dated 5th Apr 2007).
The English title of the journal "Petroleum Geology - Theoretical and Applied Studies" is officially registered (the certificate of the registration of mass media El № FS77-41782 dated 25th Aug 2010).

Open Access statement
The journal "Neftegazovaya Geologiya. Teoriya I Praktika" is an open access journal which means that all of our articles are free to access immediately from the date of publication. We do not charge our authors any fees for publication or processing, nor do we charge readers to download articles. Users are allowed to read, download, copy, distribute, print, search, or link to the full texts of the articles, or use them for any other lawful purpose, without asking prior permission from the publisher or the author as long as they cite the source. This is in accordance with the Budapest Open Access Initiative (BOAI) definition of open access. Full texts of articles published in the journal are freely available on the website of the journal, on the website of the Russian Scientific Electronic Library eLIBRARY.RU, and on the EBSCOhost platform (starting from issue no. 3, 2020).

The journal does not have article processing charges or submission charges. Submission and publication of articles are free of charge.

Editorial Board
Editorial board of the journal consists of experts (awarded PhD degree) in each area of petroleum geology, presented in the journal. Please, see the Editorial Board for further information.

Included/registered/indexed in:
- Ulrich's Periodicals Directory;
- GeoRef database;
- Russian Science Citation Index database (assigned index: 9999-3491);
- EBSCOhost platform;
- ISSN Register (transliterated as: Neftegazovaa Geologia : Teoria i Praktika; assigned ISSN: 2070-5379);

Authors retain copyright without restriction and grant the publisher the non-exclusive right to publish the article for the first time. Authors of articles are fully responsible for the content of articles. The editors are not liable to the authors and (or) third parties and organizations for any damage caused by the publication of the article. The editors reserve the right to retract published article, if it turns out that in the process of publication of the article someone's rights or generally accepted standards of scientific ethics had been violated.

License terms
All articles published by the journal "Neftegazovaya Geologiya. Teoriya I Praktika" can be used in accordance with Creative Commons license Attribution 4.0 International (CC BY 4.0). This permits anyone to re-distribute and re-use a licensed work provided the original work and source is appropriately cited. Citation should include the article DOI. For more information please read Attribution 4.0 International License. The article license is displayed at the end page of the article pdf as follows: Лицензия Creative Commons

Editorial office:
Fayansovaya str. no. 20, building 2, letter A, 192019 St. Petersburg, Russia.
E-mail: info@ngtp.ru