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28-30 June 2022


Prior to becoming the Director Upstream, Rekha held several management positions within Staatsolie in the past 21 years. Rekha has a wealth of knowledge of the Oil & Gas Sector and extensive experience in developing and leading exploration and production activities, including asset management and maximizing the return on upstream investments.  

She started in 1999 with field development planning as a Geologist and moved to manage the Production Operations in 2006. The past 10 years she filled in the following management roles: Production Manager (2015-2018), Exploration Manager (2018), Exploration & Development Asset Manager (2019-2020), Production Asset Manager (2020) and Deputy Director Onshore Upstream.

Rekha is a member of the Association of Petroleum Enterprises of Latin America (ARPEL), the Society of Petroleum Engineers (SPE), and The American Association of Petroleum Geologists (AAPG).

Rekha holds a Master’s degree (MBA) in Management & Accounting from the Maastricht School of Management with specialization in Risk Management, a Postgraduate in Petroleum Technology, from the Technical University of Delft, Netherlands, and a Bachelor’s degree in Geology from the Anton de Kom University of Suriname.

She is also a Member of the Supervisory Board of GOw2 N.V.

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