William (Bill) Haskett is Senior Principal–Energy Strategy and member of the Board of Directors of Decision Strategies in Houston, TX. He is a Certified Petroleum Geologist, and is the proud recipient of the 2012 SPE International Award for Management and Information, and the winner of the 2013 INFORMS Decision Analysis Society Practice Award. With diverse background and interests, he brings thirty-three years of petroleum exploration and development, LNG, and Project Risk Management experience. A recognized expert and thought leader in upstream risk and uncertainty management, Bill has taught AAPG courses on several technology and business topics for many years. His multi-faceted international experience and training in science, business, and organizational development allow him to create and facilitate the implementation of real-world, practical strategies and solutions for complex situations and problems. He has become a trusted advisor of senior managers of energy companies, national oil companies, and government strategy groups around the world. Bill has led Decision Strategies’ upstream effort and project teams for the past fifteen years following a twenty year career in Exploration and Planning for a large independent. Mr. Haskett graduated from McMaster University's Geology Department and received an MBA from the University of Calgary (management of organizational change). He is a member of the Canadian Society of Petroleum Geologists, the American Association of Petroleum Geologists, and the Society of Petroleum Engineers.
- 1989: MBA Business, University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta
- 1980: B.Sc. Geology, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario
Decision Strategies Inc., Houston, Texas, USA; Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
- 2000-Present: Decision Strategies Inc., Chairman and Senior Principal, Houston, Texas; Vancouver, British Columbia
- 1992-2000: Unocal, Senior Financial Advisor, Sugar Land, Texas
- 1980-92: Unocal Canada Ltd., Exploration Advisor, Calgary, Alberta