Gazprom Nedra LLC has developed a unique software tool to estimate the cost of well logging

The “Smeta GIRS” Information Management System (IMS) developed by the in-house team of Gazprom Nedra LLC in collaboration with specialists of LLC “DeluVremya” has been registered in the Computer Software Register by the Federal Service for Intellectual Property. The software product is designed to automate the process of estimating costs during well logging in the oil and gas industry, and to facilitate the preparation of final analytical reports.

The performance of well logging largely depends on accurate calculations being provided at the cost estimation stage

The performance of well logging largely depends on accurate calculations being provided at the cost estimation stage

IMS “Smeta GIRS is currently being rolled out across the company’s production operations. Twenty five employees from dedicated units had training to become qualified users of the new software.

The new software product is the intellectual property of the company

The new software product is the intellectual property of the company

“Efficient cost estimation at the outset of well logging remains a crucial factor for the successful implementation of a project. Further automation of this process, taking into account multiple industry factors, ensures the high accuracy of cost estimates submitted to customers; this ensures that our company’s product remains in demand by companies providing similar services,” noted Aleksey Ovechkin, General Director of Gazprom Nedra LLC.


Gazprom Nedra LLC is a 100 % subsidiary company of PAO Gazprom and ranks among the major Russian multi-business oil and gas service companies. In 2019 Company production potential was expanded due to integration of Gazprom Georesurs LLC and Gazprom Geologorazvedka LLC assets.
The Company carries out a complete centrally managed cycle of exploration works in the RF and provides its clients with a wide range of unique geophysical and geoengineering services.
Gazprom Nedra LLC is the main source of Gazprom Group geophysical data in the sphere of raw materials production, reduction of operational expenses and geophysical activities efficiency evaluation, calculation of gas deposit and storage reserves, and environmental safety assurance.
Company subdivisions are located in all gas producing regions of Russia. Its staff totals over 4,500 people. Company administration offices are located in Moscow and Tyumen. The Company uses a quality management system based on the GOST ISO 9001 standard, a health and safety management system in accordance with ISO45001 and an environmental management system which meets the requirements of the international standard ISO 14001:2015 (GOST R ISO 14001).