The ceremony was held in the White House in Moscow on 14th March.
The subject of the prize, spectral noise logging, is a popular topic of research for many petroleum engineering centers.
Dr. Nurgaliev's worked involved the use of a device produced by TGT Oilfield Services.
The production facility is located in Kazan and exports to 17 countries.
Full infrastructure has been created for testing, calibration, and acoustic database management.
The winner himself commented, "A significant advantage of this work, the one that allowed to present it for a nomination, was that the complex was effectively used to highlight gas movement zones in near-well space - an important task for many applications in gas industry.