Contributor Profile

Frans Van den Berg

Job TitleIndependent Consultant in Digital Oilfields and Collaborative Work Environments.

Company NameSmart Collaboration


Frans Van den Berg is an independent consultant in Digital Oilfields and Collaborative Work Environments. He worked 32 years in Shell, lastly in its global Smart Fields or Digital Oilfields programme in the technology organisation in The Netherlands. There, he focused on the design of Digital Oilfields and led the implementation programme of Collaborative Work Environments in Shell’s assets around the world. He has held various positions as a petroleum engineer and asset development leader in operational roles and in global technology deployment. He worked ten years in Malaysia and Thailand.

Frans has been involved in the organisation of the SPE Intelligent Energy and Digital Energy Conferences since 2008, as an organiser, speaker and panel member. He holds a PhD and a Master degree in physics from Leiden University in The Netherlands.

Conference Sessions

  • The Impact of Technologies on Organisational Culture and Behaviour

    Wednesday16:00 - 17:3005 Sep 2018
    Gordon B

    Session title: The Impact Of Technologies On Organisational Culture and Behaviour                                                                               ...

    • Language: English
  • Vision 2030 for Communication in O&G Industry

    Thursday13:45 - 15:1506 Sep 2018
    Gordon B

    Session title: Where Does the Future Lie? Vision 2030 for Communication in O&G Industry Session Moderator:  Emmanuel Udofia, Manager of Operation Support, She...

    • Language: English

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