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EVENT 27 JUNE 2019


Welcome to the Oil & Gas Reinvented Community

As the oil and gas industry is expected to face essential changes during the coming decades, new technology and a close working relationship between oil & gas companies and their suppliers is key to secure a steady supply while limiting the impact on the environment.

Oil & Gas Reinvented Community is designed to connect a wide range of stakeholders related to the oil & gas industry. The aim is to foster partnerships, share ideas and discuss innovations that deserve a wider audience, especially outside the sector.

EMBRACING THE ENERGY TRANSITION - From our Backyard to the North Sea?

  • june 27
  • 12:30
  • LOCATION: RDM Campus
  • Rotterdam
  • The Netherlands

The North Sea is the new area where the energy transition will take place the coming decades. Oil and Gas production is in decline, and infrastructure will be removed after the production has stopped unless other use for the wells, platforms, pipelines and empty fields can be found. Offshore wind is expanding rapidly, and in the extreme scenarios m[..]

jun 27

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Questions about us?

Oil & Gas Reinvented is more than just a series of events: the idea is a community of stakeholders committed to demonstrating and furthering the industrys innovative proļ¬le.

By bringing together industry leaders, policy makers and knowledge institutes, our goal is to develop ongoing innovation efforts, foster partnerships and facilitate high-level discussions on crucial issues, ranging from R&D to regulatory issues and public perception of the industry.

We welcome your comments and questions about the Oil and Gas Reinvented Community.

Connie Prins- van Baren

Steering Committee

René Peters

René Peters

René Peters is currently Director Gas Technology at TNO, Netherlands Organization for Applied Scientific Research. He is responsible for technology development in the areas such as LNG, Gas Transport and Storage, Unconventional Gas, Exploration and Biogas. He is also chairman of the European Forum for Reciprocating Compressors ( and of the EERA Shale Gas Initiative.

Jan Prins

Jan Prins

Jan Prins is working as Director Business Development for Oil & Gas at Siemens The Netherlands with his team responsible for the Global Oil & Gas market and reports directly to Siemens AG Headquarters Vertical Market Management Oil & Gas. 

Beside his extensive work experience in Business Development, Sales, Project management and Engineering in several industries, he has got an open mind set for collaboration, partnerships, new opportunities, technical innovations, and provides the community with his fundamental knowledge and his well-connected network in the energy, oil & gas industry and other industries

Ewald Breunesse

Ewald Breunesse

Ewald is manager energy transitions at Shell Nederland. He joined Shell in 1983 in market research and communications and held different positions in marketing & sales and strategy & scenarios. During his position in the strategy and policy department of the Shell Pensionfund, he obtained his PhD. in economics at the Vrije Universiteit in Amsterdam. In his current role Ewald connects Shell to the external world with innovations such as gas-to-liquids (GTL Fuel), LNG and Shell Mobility Card and represents Shell in many external projects like the Dutch Energy Agreement. Next to this role he is also focal point for 
Grants & Incentives, e.g. Horizon 2020 projects and Dutch programmes.

Barthold Schroot

Barthold Schroot

Barthold Schroot is Programme Manager Advice & Innovation at EBN, focusing on EBN’s contribution to the energy transition. He is responsible for providing advice to the Ministry of Economic Affairs and Climate and for exploring the new options in the energy transition such as green gas, hydrogen, subsurface energy storage and ccs.
Before joining EBN in 2013 Barthold worked at TNO as a geophysicist and project manager, both in commercial applied research projects and R&D, relating to E&P and CCS. From 2006 he was Head of TNO’s Advisory Group for the Ministry of Economic Affairs, which provides the ministry with advice on all matters regarding the Dutch Mining Act. In this capacity energy policies and the public private corporation in the Netherlands in the energy domain became more and more important.


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