On November 28, 2003, Chairman of Board of BC
"UkrAsiaBuild" S.A. Farenik successfully defended his doctoral
thesis titled "Management as a form of interconnecting theoretical
models and practical decisions". The same year a monograph by S.A.
Farenik was published under the title "Oil and gas complex of
Ukraine. Theory and practice of management" (Kyiv, UAGU, 2003, 568
The Monograph is devoted to the systems analysis of functioning
and management of the oil and gas complex of Ukraine. The book
defines the role of the oil and gas in the fuel and energy complex
of the Ukrainian economy. Logical, historical and synthetical models
of the oil and gas complex of Ukraine management are presented. The
Complex's distinctive features are studied, as well as problems,
tendencies and prospects of development. Special attention is paid
to the problems of the diversification of gas supply to Ukraine, and
the role of Ukraine in the international system of European energy
The Monograph is intended for managers, scientists and
specialists in the field of oil and gas complex, as well as for
students and post-graduate students who investigate and study the
theory of management and its practical applications.
This new research of the theory and practice of management sums
up the latest period of scientific and scholastic activities of S.A.
Farenik - senior lecturer at the philosophy chair of the Ukrainian
academy of public administration. Sergii Farenik is the author of 27
scientific studies, including two monographs: "Logic and methodology
of scientific research", 2000, and "Managing social processes:
creating and implementing social models", 2003.