Paul R. A. Goodfellow
Paul Goodfellow became the Chairman of the Board effective April 1, 2019. Dr. Goodfellow became a member of the Board on October 29, 2014. Since April 2017, Dr. Goodfellow has served as Executive Vice President, Wells for Shell International and effective April 15, 2019, he will begin serving as Executive Vice President of Deepwater. Prior to this, Dr. Goodfellow has served as Vice President, United Kingdom and Ireland for Upstream International since February 2015, and as the Vice President Unconventionals US and Canada for Shell Upstream Americas from January 2013. Prior to this role, Dr. Goodfellow moved into the role of Vice President Development, Onshore in September 2009 for Shell Upstream Americas responsible for field development planning, technical and technology functions. In July 2008, Dr. Goodfellow was named Venture Manager for North America Onshore. In August 2003, he took up the role of Wells Manager for the Americas Region and in 2000, Dr. Goodfellow was assigned to Shell Exploration & Production Company as the Operations Manager for Deepwater Drilling and Completions. He has worked in a variety of wells related roles throughout the Royal Dutch Shell plc (“Shell”) Group. Dr. Goodfellow worked in the mining industry in South Africa and Finland prior to joining Shell in The Netherlands in 1991. Dr. Goodfellow is a Chartered Engineer and a member of the Institute of Mining and Metallurgy and SPE. Dr. Goodfellow earned a Bachelor of Engineering in Mining Engineering and a Ph.D. in Rock Mechanics from The Camborne School of Mines in the United Kingdom. The Partnership believes that Dr. Goodfellow’s extensive experience in the energy industry and as a member of the Board since the Partnership’s initial public offering makes him well qualified to serve as the Chairman of the Board.