The Moscow team will be headed up by country manager, Nikolay Kutsenko, and includes technical support as well as sales operations.

The establishment of Seismic Micro-Technology’s (SMT’s) Moscow office is part of the company’s ongoing effort to expand technical support on a global level and provide local language support and assistance to help customers improve their workflows.

Ken Gardiner, vice president of Europe, Middle East and African operations at SMT, said: The opening of our Moscow office improves SMT’s strategic presence in Russia and enables us to more easily support our growing customer base in the region including Lukoil and Rosneft Oil Company.