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Greg Guidry

Greg Guidry

Greg Guidry is the former Executive Vice President for Shell’s Upstream Americas Unconventionals business. 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.

Greg joined Shell in New Orleans, Louisiana, in 1982. His career 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.

Greg was based in the Hague from 2009-2013 and led Shell’s upstream business in eight European countries as well as responsibility for Shell’s midstream gas supply operations in 19 countries. He also had global functional responsibility for production in Shell’s global upstream activities.

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 retired from Shell after 37 years in October 2018. He now serves as Sr Advisor/Director on several boards, including Oaktree Capital, Danos and the non-profit, Skyhigh for Kids.

Greg Guidry has a Mechanical Engineering degree and is a past chair of 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.