Rod Nelson is a corporate officer and vice president of Government and Community Relations for Schlumberger Limited, as well as Chairman of Schlumberger Technology Corporation, the US subsidiary.
Nelson serves on a number of joint industry steering committees and boards including the corporate advisory boards of the AAPG, the Global Climate and Energy Program at Stanford and the Advanced Energy Consortium. Active in the community, he is on the board of directors of the Greater Houston Partnership, Fort Bend Education Foundation, and UH Energy Advisory Board. Nelson led the technology task group for the 2007 landmark National Petroleum Council’s global oil and gas study “Facing the Hard Truths about Energy”.
Nelson holds a bachelor’s degree in engineering from the University of Wisconsin and an executive MBA from MIT’s Sloan School of Management. He joined Schlumberger as a wireline field engineer in 1980.