Dr Shamil Midkhatovich Yenikeyeff is a Research Fellow at the Oxford Institute for Energy Studies and is also a Research Fellow at the Russian and Eurasian Studies Centre, St Antony's College, University of Oxford.
Dr Yenikeyeff holds a first class degree with honours in law from the Bashkir State University, Russia, and an MPhil and DPhil in Politics from the University of Oxford.
His current research focuses on the political economy of the oil and gas sectors of Russia, Kazakhstan, Turkmenistan and Uzbekistan with emphasis on economic policies, state-business relations, corporate strategies, political and economic risks.
Dr Yenikeyeff writes and presents on Russian-European energy relations, Russia and OPEC, Caspian and Central Asian energy issues, and the development of Arctic hydrocarbons.
He runs the Geopolitics of Energy, lecture series under the joint auspices of the Oxford Institute for Energy Studies and St Antony's College, University of Oxford.