JSC Zarubezhgeologia specializes in the study and evaluation of mineral, energy, water, land, and other natural resources, as well as geo-ecological research and projects.
The organization was founded to carry out production, design, and scientific work in the field of geology in foreign countries.Zarubezhgeologia functioned as a general service provider and contractor for the former USSR Ministry of Geology in organizing technical collaboration with partner countries, and in geological research under international agreements. The company was also involved in the supply of materials and equipment, as well as providing Russian specialists for projects abroad.
Over nearly half a century, Zarubezhgeologia has provided technical support for geological prospecting and exploration activities in 60 foreign countries, sending a total of over 30 thousand specialists to those countries. With their direct participation, a large volume of work has been done in geological mapping and prospecting, deep-water drilling for oil and gas, drilling for solid mineral ores, aerial geophysical and ground geophysical research, excavation, etc. The results of these operations are hundreds of mineral deposits discovered and explored — oil, gas, coal, non-ferrous and rare-metal ores, diamonds, gold, bauxites, phosphates, and others. Numerous enterprises in oil and gas, coal, metallurgy, gold and diamond mining industries have been founded on the basis of these deposits.
In fact, Zarubezhgeologia’s work has formed the foundation of the national mineral resource base in many countries in Africa, Asia, and Latin America.
At present, JSC Zarubezhgeologia is in the process of diversifying its operations, conducting study and evaluation not only of mineral resources, but also other natural resources — energy, water, land resources; evaluating their integrated use and conservation; geo-ecological research; projects in which Russian know-how and modern equipment are applied.
Due to close cooperation with numerous high-tech structures and, primarily, firms, institutes, and, enterprises of the Russian military-industrial complex, JSC Zarubezhgeologia offers foreign partners unique and unconventional solutions for the realization of complex projects of natural resource use, as well as specific effective science-intensive technologies and techniques.
In collaboration with specialized organizations which possess cutting edge technologies, JSC Zarubezhgeologia is ready to provide support in the field of technical solutions for the extraction, enrichment, and processing of raw mineral resources, in water management and supply, and in the area of scientific and technological cooperation.