Simon Bennett

Technical Manager for Iran Oil projects of Shell

Simon studied geology and Oxford and London in England and has since worked in the oil and gas industry for 32 years.  He has experience in a wide variety of oilfields, recovery systems and locations. This included the Soroosh and Nowrooz projects in the Persian Gulf from 1998-2002. More recently he led Shell’s EOR project activities on thermal, gas injection and chemical projects from 2011-15 and acted as Shell’s theme leader for all EOR assets in the group portfolio. This work also involved close interaction with IOR teams to identify opportunities to boost production and recovery. Currently he is the technical manager for major growth projects in Shell.

Simon currently lives in the Netherlands with his wife and daughters.