German KHELKVIST, USSR Geologist. Oil specialist; Doctor of Geology and Mineralogical Science; corresponding member, USSR Academy of Science, since 1958; Presidium member, Siberian Deputy, USSR Academy of Science; Director, Sakhalin Comprehensive Research Institute, since 1957. two Order of Lenin; Order of Red Banner of Labor; Stalin Prize, 1948. Member, Communist Party, since 1946.
1924-1950 in oil industry. 1950-1956 at various research establishments. 1956-1958 Professor, Moscow Petroleum Institute.
Studied and prospected oil deposits in Azcr., Northern Caucasus, Ukrainia, Volga district and Sakhalin. Specialist in the formation of oil and gas deposits and research and prospecting methods.