Michiel Bender


Michiel is a seasoned petroleum engineer; a reservoir engineer by background and served several years as a commercial advisor/negotiator. Trained via the stringent Shell system he developed his skills to deal with a large variety of reservoirs and fluid content both in onshore and offshore environment. 

He was trained as a FEDM (Front End Development Manager) and has broad experience with making field development decisions.


  • Capable to apply Decision Analysis in field development planning, including VOI excercises.
  • Strong ability to interface with other disciplines
  • Extensive experience working in foreign cultures
  • Good communication and presentation skills

Trainer in courses:

Advanced Petroleum Economics