S-033 - Exploration and Unconventionals


Founded in the experience, excellence and expertise of our staff, Triple EEE can offer services and solutions to Upstream Oil & Gas companies, governments and investors world-wide in the field of Exploration and Unconventionals. We can help the client generate coherent subsurface assessments, leading to quality business proposals, and identify opportunities to reduce costs and maximize returns. Examples of what we can offer are:

  • Geological and geophysical advice
    • Evaluation of conventional Exploration & Appraisal projects
    • Evaluation of Unconventional projects (e.g. shale gas/oil, tight gas/oil, CBM)
    • Drilling operations
    • Geophysical operations
    • Venture set-up
    • Field development planning
  • Conduct subsurface evaluation studies
    • Hands-on evaluation and integration of subsurface data into coherent, quality business proposals, such as well proposals, data room analysis, lease sale bids, tender evaluation, M&A due diligence
    • For example, petroleum system analysis, hydrocarbon habitat analysis, depositional systems, reservoir analysis, burial history, source rock evaluation, trap identification, seismic interpretation, resource volume assessments, scenario building
  • Realistic volume & risk assessments
    • Evaluation of the volume potential of conventional Exploration & Appraisal prospects, as well as Unconventional plays, grounded in global analogues
    • Realistic assessment of the risks and opportunities of conventional and Unconventional Exploration & Appraisal projects
    • Brownfield studies to assess the remaining volume potential to optimize development and production plans
  • Exploration & Appraisal de-risking strategy
    • Design fit-for-purpose data acquisition programmes to address key uncertainties
    • Optimize the de-risking strategy by focusing and prioritizing operational activities, enabling faster decisions at lower costs
    • Identification of issues that could lead to value erosion, and define mitigation measures
  • Independent reviews
    • QA/QC the technical quality, integrity and internal consistency of studies and feasibility of business proposals, including volume, cost and schedule input, as well as life cycle economic assessment
    • Provide integrated TECOP (Technical, Economic, Commercial, Organizational and Political) analysis to understand the full range of aspects that could impact success
    • Compliance with regulatory framework
    • Conduct portfolio reviews to understand the strengths and weaknesses, to underpin portfolio management decisions with the aim to maximize value
  • Learning
    • Coaching & mentoring of staff
    • Knowledge transfer through hands-on consultancy and reviews
    • Provide Exploration and Unconventionals courses, which can be tailored to the audience (e.g. management, subsurface teams)
    • Conduct capability assessments
  • Secondment
    • Short-term assignments of Subject Matter Experts (SME)
    • Management of Exploration & Unconventional projects in case in-house resources are not available


    Contact René Snoodijk

    René Snoodijk

    General Manager


    +316 55 12 46 81

    Do you have questions about how we can help your company?
    Send me an email and we will contact you.