Mark Cook has been in the oil and gas industry since 1981. He spent eleven years with Shell International as a reservoir engineer in a variety of locations and has worked on exploration prospect evaluation, field development planning and production operations. Mark left Shell to co-found TRACS International, providing training and consultancy services to the industry, and worked as reservoir engineer and company Director.
He was instrumental in the acquisition by AGR in 2008 and managed the UK and Russia Reservoir Management consultancy business until 2011. His particular interests lie in the combination of technical and commercial risk analysis.
Mark has the ability to integrate a wide range of petroleum engineering technologies and is a good verbal and written communicator. He is co-author of the popular ‘Hydrocarbon Exploration and Production’,
textbook, a SPE Distinguished Lecturer and guest lecturer in petroleum engineering at Aberdeen University, Heriot-Watt University and University College Dublin.
Main Series tutoring:
Reservoir, Early Development, Business & Risk Master Class
over 35 years, reservoir engineering and economics
Shell, TRACS (Director) and AGR (VP)
Author, ‘Hydrocarbon Exploration and Production’, SPE distinguished lecturer on Risk Analysis, Development Manager AGR Select