Associates of Nail Petroleum

Area/Field Associate Website
Denmark Danica Resources
Germany MTOC Website
Iran CBC Oil & Gas Website
Worldwide E&P Consultancy Panterra Website
HSE, Operational & Compliance expertise Versatec Energy Website
E&P Consultancy Argo Geological Consultants Website
Western Hemisphere / CIS Klarenco Website
SE Asia GGRE Website
Economics Corleonis Website
Petroleum Engineering B-PES Website
Worldwide Consultancy Several individuals
  • Nail provides commercial and technical evaluation skills for existing assets and/or new ventures.
  • Nail is associated with a wide number of colleagues that team-up with Nail to provide complete evaluations and valuations of assets and/or companies; Nail’s network is second-to-none.
  • Please mail to for a 2-page CV and/or a list demonstrating Nail’s consultancy track record.


  • Nail’s Services include Business Development, Market Analysis, Scouting and Intelligence, Country Analysis and Studies (e.g. regional assessment of basins, including data mining and compilation of regional overviews), Company Analysis and (e)valuation, Farm-in / Farm-out, Due Diligence, Data-Room Analysis, Upstream Organisation, Project Assessment (exploration, development, production, e.g. a Full Field Review for a producing asset), Project and Portfolio analysis / economics.
  • Nail conducts Value Assurance and Opportunity Framing: Assessment of exploration project generation and evaluations, Assessment of field development plans, Review of drilling engineering and production technology, Review of production operations etc.
  • Nail assists in Agreement negotiation such as bidding agreements, HoA / MoU / LoI, Term Sheets, SPA’s, JOA etc.
  • Nail easily work in company E&P Asset Teams. Hands-on exploration and production geology, seismic interpretation, project generation (understanding a producing asset and finding opportunities for production optimisation), reservoir engineering studies, development planning, technology selection
    • Proficient in most E&P software, including Petrel etc.
  • Nail has a substantial track record in New Ventures: this requires subsurface regional knowledge and an integrated detailed understanding of existing fields as well as the competitive space surrounding the target. Delivery of any New Venture demands a dedicated, focused approach to build the confidence in the investment team that all risks are understood.
  • Training – Nail has provided in-house courses and workshops on various Upstream subjects.

Short biography


Click on above picture to visit Peter’s LinkedIn profile and to see Nail’s current and past clients.

Peter is an Upstream Oil & Gas Exploration and Production Professional, looking for new opportunities. He is an experienced Geologist/Geophysicist. Hands-On. Delivery & Discovery Track Record in North Sea, SE Asia, Australia, N Africa and Guyana Basin.

Peter holds an Msc in Geology from Utrecht University and joined Shell in 1985. He worked for Shell in the UK, Turkey, Netherlands and Malaysia in various technical exploration and development related functions. In 1998 Peter joined Clyde Petroleum in The Hague, working on New Ventures and Exploration. In 2001 Peter became the Exploration Manager for Conoco and subsequently Wintershall Noordzee, in The Netherlands, and was responsible for a high-activity portfolio across the UK, NL, Germany and Denmark. During this period, Peter was responsible for many discoveries, mainly offshore NL. In June 2007 he joined Dyas as New Ventures Manager and became Commercial Manager in 2008 and CEO in 2009. In 2013 Peter was appointed Exploration Director. End 2014 Peter started Nail Petroleum B.V. and has been working as a hands-on geologist since.