Oil & Gas Overview

SLR provides on a global basis, services for all stages of the oil and gas value chain; from exploration through to market throughout the globe.

Our strong technical background enables us to develop holistic risk management solutions that integrate social and environmental risk with more traditional petrotechnical risk management.

Niche business consulting expertise in exploration and socio economic risk management build on the full range of operational services ranging from seismic acquisition through to oil and gas infrastructure, environmental, planning and permitting.

Within the broad oil and gas sector we provide support across the following core service areas:

  • Strategic
    • Business consulting
    • Exploration services
  • Geographical
    • Arctic and cold regions
    • Unconventional oil and gas
    • Natural gas
  • Technical
    • Carbon capture and storage
    • Water management
    • Wastes management

SLR can demonstrate significant project experience and expertise for most oil and gas regions of the world. A selection of clients across SLR’s global Oil & Gas business sector includes:

  • BP Exploration
  • Irish Government
  • Murco Petroleum
  • Nova Scotia Department of Energy
  • Santos
  • Sasol
  • Shell
  • Total


SLR participating in Sustainability Reporting events

November 30, 2016

Nigel Leehane, Technical Discipline Manager of the Environmental Management, Permitting and Compliance team, will be participating in BSI’s Sustainability Performance and Reporting Forum in London on 1st December. He will be one of the facilitators, helping elicit views from delegates on the key challenges for organisations aiming to improve their performance.

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SLR CONSULTING & STRATEGIA WORLDWIDE: Risk and Oil & Gas – Breakfast Seminar

September 23, 2016

Global environmental and advisory consultancy SLR and strategic risk management consultancy Strategia Worldwide Ltd hosted a joint breakfast seminar on Thursday, 22nd September, at the Cavalry and Guards Club, London to discuss “A comprehensive approach to risk in complex environments.” It was attended by 54 invited guests from the oil and gas, insurance and risk industries.

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Lisa Haas (Global)


Ms. Haas has over 30 years' of experience specialising in oil and gas as well as mining industries, including exploration and production, pipelines, refining, chemicals, retail and shipping.  She has worked to improve or implement environmental, health and safety (EHS) systems and compliance processes for clients around the world, including the United States, Canada, Africa, Asia, Middle East, Europe and Russia.

Jonathan Crowther (AFR)


Jonathan is the Sector Leader for Oil and Gas at SLR’s African Operations.  He has over 27 years of experience in a wide range of environmental disciplines, including environmental impact assessments, management plans / programmes, auditing & monitoring, construction, environmental control and public consultation.

He has project managed a large number of offshore oil and gas EIA’s for various exploration and production activities. Jonathan also has extensive environmental experience in the infrastructure and waste management sectors.

Mark Caslin (APac)


Mark is responsible for overseeing and providing direction on various environmental projects in the oil and gas sector which have involvement from a range of specialist technical skills including noise, vibration, air quality, land quality, water quality, occupational hygiene and HAZMAT, ecology and waste management.

He has approximately seventeen years’ experience as an environmental consultant and as a project manager/project director.  This has included management of numerous multidisciplinary environmental teams with the view to preparing environmental impact assessment reports for submission to regulatory agencies.

Rob Traynor (CA)


Rob Traynor is the National Director and Managing Principal for Oil and Gas in Canada and is based in Calgary, Alberta.  Rob has spent the majority of his career in the Environmental marketplace and brings to SLR over 20 years of experience in Strategy, Client Relations and Operational Management. In Canada Rob leads a team of knowledgeable oil and gas practitioners who work collaboratively to understand client needs and deliver well managed, practical solutions for our clients.  Rob is passionate about Client Satisfaction and relationships and is an active member of the Oil and Gas community in Canada.

Nick O'Neill (EUR)


Nick is a Director of SLR Ireland. He has over 30 years’ experience in hydrocarbon exploration. He was managing director of CSA prior to its acquisition by SLR in 2008. Prior to joining CSA in 1995, Nick worked for ten years as well site geologist and drilling engineer in hydrocarbon exploration with a number of different clients in the North Sea, Middle East, Africa and South America. Between 1987 and 1995 he worked as operations geologist for Shell and later BP in London, Dublin, Aberdeen and Glasgow. Nick currently manages the Irish Petroleum Infrastructure with an annual budget of €1m, which funds projects in petroleum exploration that enhances Ireland’s hydrocarbon prospectivity.

Kent Miller (US)


Kent Miller is the Oil & Gas Business Sector Lead for the United States and is based in the Tomball, Texas office. He has over 30 years of experience in Oil & Gas and Chemical Industries, primarily in sales and management positions associated with a wide array of EHS services. His background includes both sales and operations which gives him an excellent understanding of client business needs.

Mr. Miller’s has an extensive network within major oil companies such as BP, Chevron, ConocoPhillips, Total, Shell, and Marathon Petroleum to name a few.  He is focused on developing clear account structures and alignment of stakeholders, bringing strong analytical skills for development of understanding of business value creation and providing strategic guidance.

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