Jilles van den Beukel is an energy specialist. His research focuses on the oil and gas industry, energy markets and the energy transition. He is a regular contributor to IEX, Energeia (the energy news service of the FD) and various research institutes and think tanks.
Jilles holds a PhD in geophysics from Utrecht University. He worked for Shell at various locations in the Netherlands, the US and Gabon in research, exploration and development. As a principal geoscientist he was responsible for the subsurface development of oil and gas fields, North Sea offshore drilling campaigns and, before leaving Shell in 2015, Denmark exploration.