Derk Jan Feenstra

Derk Jan Feenstra

Derk Jan Feenstra graduated in Geophysics at the University of Utrecht. He joined Shell in 1977 and worked initially as operations geophysicist for 6 years. After an assignment in Brunei as processing geophysicist and interpreter he returned to the Netherlands and worked as geophysical advisor for seismic processing before joining Shell Training as course director for Geophysics training. In 1997 he moved to the Nederlandse Aardolie Maatschappij working some time in strategy and planning and then became Chief Geophysicist and later manager GeoSolutions in NAM. He then returned to Shell International as discipline chief for Geophysics in 2003, and was appointed deputy Chief Geophysicist for Shell International in 2006. Derk Jan retired from Shell end 2010 and set up his own Geophysics management consulting company in addition to being a director of EPTS. In his consulting practice he focusses on project management of seismic data acquisition and processing, from survey design through tendering and award to execution.