Greg Guidry was named Executive Vice President for Shell’s Upstream Americas Unconventionals business in January, 2013. The Unconventionals business is primarily focused on tight/shale oil and gas onshore exploration opportunities, development and production in the United States, Canada and Latin America.
Prior to his current role, Greg was based in the Hague since 2009 and led Shell’s upstream business in eight European countries as well as responsibility for Shell’s midstream gas supply operations in nineteen countries. He also had global functional responsibility for Production in Shell’s global upstream activities.
Greg joined Shell in New Orleans, Louisiana in 1982. His career has included roles as an Exploration, Development and Asset Manager in the Gulf of Mexico as well as Planning and Strategy Manager for Shell's US upstream business along with work in the areas of well engineering, reservoir engineering and operations management.
From 2007 to 2009, Greg was based in Calgary and worked on the integration of Shell Canada’s exploration and production activities into global Shell’s upstream business. Greg subsequently led Shell’s onshore oil and gas production activities for the whole of North America onshore.
Greg Guidry has a Mechanical Engineering degree and chairs the Dean's Advisory Board of the Louisiana State University College of Engineering. He is a registered professional petroleum engineer in the State of Louisiana. Greg is married with three children.