Pete Started his career with Shell in New Orleans in 1980 working in the Gulf of Mexico as a Petrophysical Field Engineer. He later moved into a Surveillance Engineering role in the Gulf of Mexico and completed his assignment in New Orleans, working in the Western Gulf and later on frontier development concepts in the Florida Gulf.
In 1984, Pete moved to the Shell Oil Company subsidiary Pecten International in Houston. He held international assignments in various development and production operational roles that took him to Syria as Project Engineer for the Thyyem Development. Pete traveled to Brazil as the Project engineer for the Merluza Field topside work and completed the assignment as Engineering and Operations Manager for Pecten Brizile. In 1995, Pete moved to Douala Cameroon as Technical Manager for both the Pecten operated Mokiki Abana concession as well as numerous partner operated ventures in Cameroon. In 1999, he was assigned the role of Asset Manager for part of the Shell Expro Southern North Sea gas business in Lowestoft, Suffolk (UK), and in 2004, Pete assumed responsibility for one of Shell's oldest business relationshops as Brunei Asset Manager. In these roles he managed the life-cycle of the hydrocarbon production businesses, and most importantly, managed the facilities to the highest health, safety and environmental standards.
In May 2008, Pete was named General Manager of Shell's Alaska business. In July 2009, Pete was promoted to Vice President of Shell Alaska Exploration and Appraisal. In this role, he manages Shell's continued efforts to develop relationships with a wide variety of stakeholders.
Pete grew up in Connectucut and attended Vanderbilt University in Nashville, Tennessee, where he received a BE in Mechanical Engineering. He met his wife, Rejani, during his assignment in Brazil. Pete and Rejani have a son, Teddy.