Peter Nederlof

Peter Nederlof

Peter Nederlof (1950) has a Ph.D. in Chemistry from the University of Amsterdam and worked as a postdoctoral fellow in Stanford University in California. Peter joined Shell's Industrial Chemicals Research Group in Amsterdam in 1979 and moved 'upstream' to the Geochemistry Department in E&P in 1982. After 7 years in Research, Peter worked 16 years as a geochemical advisor in Canada, Oman and the United States, where he served as geochemical advisor with Shell Deepwater Development Inc. in New Orleans. In 2005, Peter returned to Shell International in the Netherlands and worked as Shell's principal technical expert for geochemistry, providing leadership and direction to a global skill pool of about 40 geochemists. He was responsible for Geochemistry Technology and provided technical advice to Shell E&P companies in the Middle East and North Africa. Peter is a highly motivated lecturer and has provided training courses for Shell and for the European Association of Geoscientists and Engineers (EAGE). His EAGE-sponsored Student Lecture Tours have been well received in over 15 countries.

 

From 1991 to 1998, Peter served on the Board of the European Association of Organic Geochemists (EAOG); he was also a member of the first editorial board of GeoArabia when it was launched in 1995. Peter and co-authors have received best paper awards from both the AAPG and the SPWLA for their work on the Athel Formation in Oman.