World-class training for the modern energy industry

Andrew Pepper

Managing Director, This is Petroleum Systems LLC.

Andy has almost 40 years of oil and gas experience. He first worked for BP, where he devised models of petroleum formation that are now industry standards, worked as a worldwide Petroleum Systems Analyst, and contributed to their successful Gulf of Mexico sub-salt exploration program. He continued at Hess and BHP Billiton as a functional leader in Geology and Geoscience; alternating with business roles leading Exploration and New Ventures teams. He founded This is Petroleum Systems LLC in 2015.

Andy has a long record of innovation, publication and presentation, developing people through coaching and training, and service to the Geoscience community. Andy is perhaps best known as primary author of a trilogy of papers published in 1995, describing a model of petroleum formation which is today standard within industry workflows and commercial software packages, and for the published results of an Unconventional Global Endowment Study with his former team at BHP Billiton in 2015.


1st Class Honors degree from The University of Leeds, 1981