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Vladislav Badalov
Obsessed with Quality!

Kazan, Tatarstan, Russian Federation
Local time: 06:52 MSK (GMT+3)

Native in: Russian Native in Russian
Account type Freelancer, Identity Verified Verified site user
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Services Translation, Interpreting
Specializes in:
GeologyPetroleum Eng/Sci
Marketing / Market Research

KudoZ activity (PRO) Questions asked: 1
Translation education Other - CCI Guild of Translators of Tatarstan
Experience Years of translation experience: 23. Registered at May 2005. Certified PRO certificate(s) N/A
Credentials English to Russian (Guild of Trans. and Interp., CCI, Kazan)
Russian to English (Guild of Trans. and Interp., CCI, Kazan)
Memberships N/A
Software Wordfast
CV/Resume CV available upon request
Training sessions attended Trainings
Professional practices Vladislav Badalov endorses's Professional Guidelines (v1.1).
Russian-English translator and interpreter in oil and gas, geosciences, engineering, technology, business and marketing

- Professional translation and interpreting services since 1995 -

SUBJECTS: Oil & gas exploration and production, engineering, technology, geosciences (geology, geophysics, ecology and environment), general business and marketing including surveys, questionnaires and web sites

SOFTWARE: Wordfast Classic, SDLX Lite, MS Office, FineReader, Adobe InDesign, Adobe Photoshop, Quark Xpress, Corel Draw, Adobe Illustrator, AutoCAD

PAYMENT METHODS: PayPal, Moneybookers, transfers to a bank account, Contact (, Western Union or MoneyGram


Freelance Translator, Interpreter and Technical Writer, 2008 – present

Translator and editor with GeoResources, International Journal of Science, 1999–2008
English version: ISSN 1608-5035
Russian version: ISSN 1608-5043
Address: 18 Kreml. St., Kazan 420008, Russia; Tel./Fax: +7 843 2924454; E-mail:
и Translation and editing of scientific and marketing papers, editorial mail, and sponsors' ads

Translator and interpreter with Exploration Dept of TatNeft Petroleum Co., 1995–2006
Address: 6/2 Chernishevsky St., Kazan 420503, Russia; Tel.: +7 843 2926771; E-mail:
и Translation of technical documents and engineering data, scientific papers, exploration and research reports, reviews, feasibility studies, contracts and international mail of TatNeft Petroleum and other research, production and governmental organisations cooperating with the company. Interpretation of official talks, oral presentations, posters, lectures, and phone talks. Guest escorting and resolving communication problems


Absolutely dedicated to quality. Always meeting deadlines. Focusing on objectives, close and detail-oriented analysis of emerging problems. Quick to learn. Good communication skills and abilities to work in an open and friendly manner with various types of people. Ability to work under pressure and iron out conflict situations as they emerge. Ability to work in a team and create an amicable atmosphere. Ready to take on responsibility.


Translation Certificate of the Guild of Translators and Interpreters at the Chamber of Commerce and Industry of the Republic of Tatarstan. Date of issue: 05 June 2003, reg. no. 0029

Post-graduate research in palaeomagnetism (secondary transformations of magnetic minerals of the crystalline basement as a result of the possible migration of hydrocarbons): 1992-1995. Laboratory for palaeomagnetism, Geophysical Dept., Geological Faculty, Kazan State University

Engineer-Geophysicist (1992). Dept of Geophysics, Geological Faculty, Kazan State University: 1985-1992. Honours-Degree Diploma IV-897485 of 30 June 1992, reg. no. 542/92. Degree thesis: "Archaeomagnetic and Mineralogical Studies of Ceramics of the 14th and 15th centuries AD from the Bolgar Area (55N, 49E)"


Elsevier: Journal of Geochemical Exploration 89 (2006) 293-296 (available at D. K. Nourgaliev et al. Variation of i-butane / n-butane ratio in oils of the Romashkino oil field for the period of 1982-2000: Probable influence of global seismicity on fluid migration

John Wiley & Sons Ltd. Archaeological Prospection: 1997, vol. 4. pp. 207-218: Slepak, Z.M. Integrated Geophysical Investigations to Study the Cultural Layer and Remains of Ancient Buildings in the Territory of the Kazan Kremlin, Kazan, Republic of Tatarstan, Russia. 1999, vol. 6. pp. 147-160: Electromagnetic Sounding and High-precision Gravimeter Survey Define Ancient Stone Building Remains in the Territory of the Kazan Kremlin (Kazan, Republic of Tatarstan, Russia)

Polar Publishing (450 Rocky Vista Gardens NW, Suite 102, Calgary, Alberta, Canada T3G 5Y7): "Petroleum Potentials in the Crystalline Basement", a report on the Scientific Working Conference on Oil in Granite, held in Kazan, Russia, Dec. 18-19, 1997. Editor on translation: C. Warren Hunt


25 February 2010: A presentation by Telcordia Technologies, Inc. (USA) on mobile number portability (MNP) at the Ministry of Communications of the Republic of Tatarstan

6–8 October 2009: A visit of a team of experts from The World Bank (Washington, DC) to research and design institutes of the Republic of Tatarstan to explore their innovation capabilities. Interpreting to the members of the team. Venue: Kazan, Russia. Organisers: The World Bank, Ministry of Economy of Tatarstan

14–21 May 2007: The 16th Annual Meeting of the Board of Governors of the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development and the 2007 EBRD Business Forum. Interpreting for the EBRD Design Unit during technical preparations. Venue: Kazan, Russia. Organisers: EBRD, Government of the Republic of Tatarstan, Government of the Russian Federation

30 May – 1 June 2006: International Conference Degassing of the Earth. Interpretation of oral presentations and discussions. Venue: Moscow, Russia. Organisers: Institute of Oil and Gas Problems (Russian Academy of Sciences) and Moscow State University

2–12 September 2003: A visit of the management of the TatGeoTech Oil Company (Kazan, Russia) to the Sultanate of Oman. Analysis of geological and oilfield materials at Petroleum Development Oman (PDO), a presentation on the enhanced oil recovery technology of TGT to PDO, talks with the PDO management about future EOR contracts between TGT and PDO. Venue: Muscat, Oman. Organiser: Petroleum Development Oman

11–15 June 2000: The 16th World Petroleum Congress. Interpretation of posters and a lecture at the Cold Lake Heavy Oil Production Plant. Venue: Calgary, Canada. Organiser: Organisation of World Petroleum Congresses

28 July – 3 August 1998: International Symposium Upper Permian Stratotypes of the Volga Region. Interpretation of posters and working group discussions. Venue: Konstantin Tsiolkovsky river ship. Organisers: Council of Ministers of the Tatarstan Republic, Geological Committee for Natural Resources of Tatarstan, Kazan State University, TatNeft Petroleum Co., U.S. Geological Survey Subcommission on Permian Stratigraphy

28 January – 3 February 1995: A visit of a TatNeft team of experts to the Emirate of Fujairah, UAE. Analysis of exploration materials on the Fujairah offshore licence area acquired to date by various international exploration companies. Talks with the Technical Advisor to the Government of Fujairah about future exploration on the Fujairah offshore petroleum prospects. Venue: Fujairah, UAE. Organisers: Government of Fujairah, TatNeft Petroleum Co.

References can be provided by

Dr. John F. Kenney - President of GAS RESOURCEs Corporation
Houston, U.S.A.

Richard Bate - Design Manager, Design Unit, European Bank for Reconstruction and Development
London, UK

Jean-Louise Racine - Science, Technology and Innovation Specialist, The World Bank
Washington (DC), USA

Prof. Renat Kh. Mouslimov - Advisor to the President of the Tatarstan Rep. on the Use of Natural Resources
Kazan, Russia

(Complete contact data are not provided here for ethical reasons but can be provided on request)

Health: Perfect; no chronic diseases, allergies or food restrictions; non-smoker
Hobbies: Opera and classical music
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Feb 15, 2017

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