A geophysicist by education, Aleksei Afonin has been working for 13 years as an offshore geophysical engineer, 11 years as a freelance technical translator, and 3 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. Still keeps shooting seismic which, however, does not keep him from providing technical translation and writing services to petroleum and construction industry clients. Geology, geophysics, and environment are his main areas of expertise. Owner of Russian Oil & Gas Translation Services (Reg. No. 316645100111016).