Open Join-Stock Company «Soyuzmorgeo» (JSC «Soyuzmorgeo») is a 100% state-owned enterprise focused on offshore geophysical exploration, appraisal of hydrocarbon resources, scientific, informational, and analytical support of oil and gas prospecting. Beside the company headquarters in Gelendzhik, Krasnodar Region, JSC «Soyuzmorgeo» comprises the Research Methodical Expedition in Krasnodar (КОМE) specializing in petroleum exploration within the transit (coastal-offshore) zone and in extremely shallow water (estuaries and marshy banks).