Born July 7, 1971 in Astrakhan.
1993: Graduated from the Ufa Oil Institute specialising in mining engineering and geophysics.
2003: Graduated from the occupational retraining institute at the Ural Academy of Public Administration specialising in State and Municipal Management.
1993: Invited to the Tarasovskoye Directorate of Geophysical Works in the Yamal-Nenets Autonomous Area as a geophysical engineer.
1994-1995: Geologist with the Tarkosalinskoye oil and gas exploration expedition.
1996-2001: Personnel Director, First Deputy General Director at Purneftegazgeologiya. Starting in 2000, led the development of the Khancheiskoye field and managed oil and gas exploration there.
May 2001: Appointed General Director of Khancheineftegaz.
From 2002: First Deputy Head of the Administration of the Purovsky District, Yamal-Nenets Autonomous Area.
2005: Elected Head of the Purovsky District.
March 2010: Nominated as Governor of the Yamal-Nenets Autonomous Area by the region’s Legislative Assembly.
Kobylkin served as Governor of Yamalo-Nenets Autonomous Okrug from 4 May 2012 until 29 May 2018.
May 18, 2018: Appointed Minister of Natural Resources and Environment
Married, with 3 children.