The founder of Salève Energy Partners is Patricia Zegers-de-Beyl and has more than 27 years’ experience in Oil and Gas Industry.  She holds a Master’s degree in Petroleum Engineering from the Delft University of Technology in the Netherlands and a MBA from the Open University in the UK.

Patricia believes that Business Development is not something you can learn as such; a good Business Developer is able to gather information from many sources and is able to translate these into sound business cases.  She brings people from all disciplines together, as she can ‘talk the talk’ of engineers, economists, lawyers, accountants and management.


Patricia has a unique combination of Oil Industry expertise:

  • Oil – Gas – LNG

  • Business Development – Petroleum Engineering

  • Upstream – Midstream – Downstream

  • Oil Company – Service Company

  • In the Office – On the Rig

  • Onshore – Offshore

  • Operated – Non-Operated

  • Headquarters – Branch Office


Patricia blogs about her experience and knowledge in the Oil and Gas industry and on the following topics:


Past Companies



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