A senior international oil & gas business leader with in-depth experience in joint venture governance settings. Well-versed in Director and Supervisory Board roles. Builds and sustains lasting relationships and networks with external stakeholders and governmental bodies. Recognised facilitator for transformational organisational change programmes.
✔Led functional improvement themes across two business units and non-operated ventures towards top-quartile technical, safety and environmental performance.
✔Drove continuous improvement programmes resulting in substantial capital investment savings.
✔Led restructuring and business process simplification activities towards a new global organisational design.
✔Drove global benchmarking initiatives to create a low-cost mindset. Consistent achievement of top-quartile capital investment performance.
✔Identified substantial reduction potential for greenhouse gas emissions during project maturation.
✔Built and maintained strategic alliances with federal and local government bodies and industry partners on role of natural gas in the energy transition.
Expert has 30 years of experience with international Oil Majors and Oilfield Services Companies. This expert also has 21 years of experience in Senior Petrophysicist roles in both the exploration and production of hydrocarbons.
✔Expert has been involved in discoveries ranging from multi Trillion Cubic Feet (Tcf) gas to Million Barrels (MMBls) of oil in South America, to the development of rich Gulf of Mexico (GoM) and heavy oil reservoirs, both in clastics and carbonates.
✔Expert implemented novel techniques for integrated Core-Log pay estimations as well as implementing the first deviated borehole stability calculations.
✔Expert was responsible for testing and implementing new Nuclear Magnetic Resonance (NMR) techniques and integrating NMR with conventional logs, as well as implementing new acoustic interpretation methods, particularly Stoneley wave applications. Provided training in-house and to clients for these technologies.
✔Interpreter of US Midcontinent logs for clients – part of teams that performed field studies from large (800+ wells) to small projects.
✔Expert provided real-time support for exploratory wells in South America, including one High-Pressure High Temperature (HPHT) case.