ROSGEO will engage in developing a forecast and metallogenic map of the Republic of Sudan at the scale of 1:1,000,000. A respective agreement was signed between the Ministry of Mineral Resources of Sudan during the working visit of JSC Zarubezhgeologia and JSC Vniizarubezhgeologia to the city of Khartoum (Sudan).

The works will be carried out by JSC Zarubezhgeologia and JSC Vniizarubezhgeologia during 20 months using the base accumulated for the last decades by the specialists of affiliated companies of the holding and containing information concerning geological exploration of the state.

The initial interest in implementing this project was approved by the Ministry of Mineral Resources of the Republic of the Sudan by signing a Memorandum of Understanding with JSC Zarubezhgeologia during the 3rd meeting of the Russia-Sudan Commission for Trade and Economic Cooperation in December 2015.

RG-Inform, Press Service of JSC ROSGEO


Rosgeologia is a Russian multi-industry geological holding company which offers a full range of geological exploration services — from regional surveys to parametric drilling and subsoil monitoring. The holding company boasts unique expertise, particularly in marine geology and shelf operations.

Rosgeologia was established by Decree No. 957 of the President of the Russian Federation dated July 15, 2011 on the basis of Tsentrgeologia, one of the oldest exploration companies of Russia. Rosgeologia is a fully state-owned company.

The enterprises within the holding company operate in all eight federal districts of Russia. ROSGEO includes 53 enterprises located across the country. A total of more than 1,000 fields and deposits have been discovered by the holding’s companies, including major hydrocarbon and solid mineral deposits and fields such as the Astrakhan field (2.5 trillion cubic meters of natural gas), the Tengiz field (3.1 billion tonnes of oil), the Kovykta field (1.9 trillion cubic meters of natural gas), the Sukhoi Log deposit (about 2,000 tonnes of gold), the Kursk Magnetic Anomaly, and many others.

ROSGEO subsidiaries have rich experience in implementing projects abroad: dozens of new fields and deposits have been discovered in Asia, Europe, Africa, and Latin America.

ROSGEO clients include such companies as Gazprom, Rosneft, Lukoil, Severstal, MMC Norilsk Nickel, Itera, NLMK, Sibuglemet, BP, Chevron, and many others.

JSC Zarubezhgeologia (Moscow) specializes in research and assessment of mineral, energy, water, land, and other natural resources, as well as geoecological surveys and projects. For nearly half a century, Zarubezhgeologia has been providing technical support in geological prospecting to 60 foreign countries having at its command more than 30 thousand experts from Russia. In fact, the mineral resource base of the national industry has been formed on the basis of Zarubezhgeologia activities in many countries of Africa, Asia, and Latin America.

JSC VNIIZarubezhgeologiya (Moscow) has been dealing with research in geology and mineral resources of foreign countries and the World Ocean for more than 50 years. The company, using modern technical means and technologies, presenting its products in accordance with the requirements of the world market standards, established itself as a reliable supplier of analytical reviews on evaluation of the state and prospective development of mineral resources in foreign countries and the World Ocean, databases on the world hydrocarbons and solid minerals, comprehensive programs for studying territories, investment projects for exploration and development of mineral deposits on the territory of the Russian Federation and foreign countries.