A geophysicist by education, Aleksei Afonin has been working for 15 years as an offshore geophysical engineer, 14 years as a freelance technical translator, and 5 years as an SEO content writer. His experience as an engineer includes participation in large-scale hydrographic and seismic survey projects for oil and gas industry leaders such as Shell, British Petroleum, Chevron, Gazprom, etc. Geotechnical, geophysical, hydrographic/topographic surveys are his main areas of expertise in translation and writing. Owner of Russian Oil & Gas Translation Services (Reg. No. 316645100111016).