Devex 2013 Keynote Speakers

Wednesday May 15th 2013 Nicholas Gee - Senior Vice President, Strategy & Development Weatherford International

Nicholas Gee

Nicholas W. Gee was appointed Senior Vice President, Formation Evaluation and Well Construction in October 2011.


Mr. Gee rejoined Weatherford in April 2009 as Vice President Investor Relations and subsequently Vice President Completion and Production in May 2010. Prior to this, he pursued investment opportunities in the oil and gas exploration and production sector and provided technology and business strategy advice internationally to large and small oil and gas operating and service companies.

Between 2000 and 2004, Mr. Gee was a Vice President in our Completions group. Prior to that, he was in management with Global Marine Drilling Company in the North Sea. Mr. Gee began his career as a petroleum engineer with BP working in oil and gas exploration and production, and has over 25 years experience in the industry. Mr. Gee has an MBA from Warwick Business School, and a degree in Chemical Engineering from the University of Birmingham.

North Sea remains ‘thriving market’, claims Weatherford’s Gee




Thursday May 16th 2013 Rob Peters - Director of Petroleum Engineering & Development at Maersk Oil North Sea UK

Rob Peters

Rob Peters joined Maersk Oil in November 2007 in Qatar after 15 years in Production Technology and Field Development with Shell.


Rob started in Maersk Oil as Team Lead Operational Reservoir Engineering for the Southern part of the Al Shaheen field. He moved to a position as Project Manager for Long Wells Conformance Control in Doha in March 2010.

Moved to the UK as Director of Petroleum Engineering and Development in April 2012. Rob has worked in the UK, Oman, Syria, The Netherlands and Qatar as Production Technologist, field development team leader and as functional discipline lead for Production Technology, covering offshore and onshore field developments. Rob holds a Master’s degree in Mining Engineering from the Technical University of Delft in The Netherlands.