Peter Cockcroft

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Peter Cockcroft, originally a Production/Development Geologist and a leader of multi-disciplinary teams in many parts of the world, brings more than thirty years of practical, real world experience to this course.

He has held senior executive positions with BHP, Shell, Premier Oil, Fletcher Challenge Petroleum, amongst others and has also worked with the National Oil Companies of Indonesia (PERTAMINA) and Korea (KNOC), was Energy Advisor to the President of Timor-Leste for five years, a Visiting Research Fellow for the Institute of South East Asian Studies (2004-2007), has advised the Singapore Stock Exchange (SGX), and has held public company board director positions in Australia, Indonesia, India, Kuwait, U.S.

He has run operational offices in Indonesia, Thailand, Philippines, Pakistan, India, Vietnam, France and Singapore, and has had fiscal responsibility for 11 oilfield rejuvenation projects, nine new Oil and Gas field developments, in both conventional and unconventional Oil and Gas projects. In his role as a Board Director since 2005 he has overseen exploration projects in West Africa, Yemen, Australia, Indonesia; Europe; producing fields in California, Sharjah, France, China, India, Egypt, Iraq, Ukraine and Russia; unconventional projects in Australia, China, France and USA.

Peter, a recognised expert on Oil and Gas reserves and evaluation, was on the Reserves Committee for SPE and WPC, a Distinguished Lecturer for the SPE on Risk, Certified Risk Analyst (AAFM), Life Fellow of Royal Geographical Society, Certified Petroleum Geologist (AAPG).