3rd Frankfurt Gas Forum Speakers


Robert Kleinberg

Unconventional Resources,Schlumberger
United States

Robert L. Kleinberg has been employed by Schlumberger since 1980 and is a Schlumberger Fellow, one of about a dozen who hold this rank in a workforce of about 100,000. He advises Schlumberger senior management on long-range planning, and has served on or advised numerous government and academic committees on energy policy.  He lectures frequently in academic and energy policy venues and is a coauthor, with Harvard faculty, of a textbook on energy technology in preparation.  Dr. Kleinberg was educated at the University of California, Berkeley (B.S. Chemistry, 1971) and the University of California, San Diego (Ph.D. Physics, 1978). From 1978 to 1980 he was a post-doctoral fellow at the Exxon Corporate Research Laboratory in Linden, NJ.  His work at Schlumberger has focused on geophysical measurements, and on the characterization and delineation of unconventional fossil fuel resources. Dr. Kleinberg has authored more than 100 academic and professional papers, holds 34 U.S. patents, and is the inventor of several geophysical instruments that have been commercialized on a worldwide basis.  He is a member of the National Academy of Engineering.