VP and Director of Oil & Gas Americas
DNV GL - Oil & Gas

SESSION VI: Activity Expectations in Mexico’s Deepwater Projects

Frank Ketelaars is the Director for Oil & Gas Operations for DNV GL in Region Americas. He is based in the DNV GL Houston office, with responsibility for O&G operations in the United States, Canada, Mexico, Brazil and Trinidad & Tobago. The operations cover verification and advisory work for offshore and onshore operations, with a focus on safety and regulatory compliance, integrity management and performance improvement.
He graduated in 1986 with an MSc in Electrical engineering from the Technical University Delft in the Netherlands. Initially he worked for six years for Shell UK as a subsea and pipeline engineer, involved in project design, execution, commissioning and operations. Subsequently he worked for 20+ years in DNV GL delivering consultancy services around asset performance and availability analysis, covering upstream, midstream and downstream assets.
For the last 6 years Frank has been managing DNV GL Oil & Gas operations first in London and currently in Houston.