Dr. Arthur Hale, PhD


Dr. Hale has thirty-two years of technology development and operations experience in deep-water and unconventional reservoirs, focused on upstream drilling and production challenges.

Strong technical, commercial, and leadership skills with a history of delivering project results and patents.  During this period, he worked with Shell in their Unconventional Resources Division, Onshore/Offshore drilling, completions and production, overseeing technology and business development whilst advising leadership regarding value chain and technology strategy.

Prior to this he was Vice-President, Shell Unconventional Engineering & Research and also held multiple positions in technology development and drilling, production, research and engineering. Arthur has over 80 patents and 20 plus papers and holds a Research Associate Professor at University of Texas, whilst providing consultancy services for Aramco services.