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Meet the 2020 PESGB Council Election Nominees – Outreach Director – Nicholas Cope

Thu 19 September 2019

Category: Community, Council, Elections, Membership

Personal Summary

I am a confident and dynamic person who enjoys new challenges and experiences. I would be of value to PESGB as the Outreach director due to my role dedication, industry network and communication skills.

I am a petroleum geoscientist with extensive global E&P experience, a comprehensive understanding of the industry and its trends, as well as exploration and production techniques. Developed through commercial and operational experience in international assignments and projects.


Employment History


2018 -Present Account Manager

I work with over 100 companies that are involved with the oil and gas industry. This include oil & gas companies, consulting firms and financial institutions.

2017 Geoscience & Geomechanics Global Technical Marketing Manager

Technical support to product development, industry event support and key client engagements.

2016 Exploration Geophysicist

Technical support to operations, consultancy projects, competitor analysis and business development.

2014 Offshore Processing Geophysicist

Seismic acquisition, processing and interpretation for various GoM, Canada and North Sea assets.

Hess Corporation – Summer Internship
2012 Exposure to the various business streams of a fully integrated O&G independent before its downstream divestment. And significantly how EDP analysis is used to predict the commercial viability of an asset under different scenarios.
ADM Investor Services Ltd –  Assistant to a Futures Commodity Trader



2013-2014       University of Manchester – MSc Petroleum Geoscience
Achieved a Distinction
Authored and presented my thesis at the OTC 2014.

2010-2013       University of Manchester – BSc (Hons) Environmental Science
Achieved a 2:1 Honour’s with a 68.5% average.
Received L. Austin Award for outstanding academic commitment and performance

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