Our Team & Values


WEP vision, mission, and values guide us in everything we do.

Our company’s Vision, Mission, and Values are the foundation of our culture. They guide our strategy, define our goals, and serve as a constant reminder of WEP’s high performing, innovative and empowered culture.

Our Vision, Mission, and Values are inspired by our team, our engagement with clients, our history, and our positive future.

WEP has a strong focus on innovative, creative, and flexible solutions to realise and manage the client’s asset during the complete well life cycle at a safe, cost-efficient, optimum and fit-for-purpose manner.

These guiding principles help ensure that our company will continue to provide next-generation well solutions to connect to the earth’ potential and partner together to a sustainable world for many years to come.


Providing well solutions for the best connection to the earth’s potential.


To be the world’s best available well design, well engineering, drilling supervision, project management support, and technical services firm delivering the most suitable and if required innovative solutions that provide excellent value to our partners (our clients).


Our values stand on a foundation of SAFETY, INTEGRITY, EXCELLENCE, and PARTNER TOGETHER.

  • PEOPLE are the core of our business.
  • CLIENTS are our valued partners.
  • Pursuing EXCELLENCE is our commitment.
  • SAFETY and INTEGRITY results in sustainability.
  • Sustainable GROWTH is imperative.

Well Engineering Partners (WEP) offers best in class quality project management and consultancy in close cooperation with our valued partners by continuous improvement to exceed client expectations in the geothermal, oil & gas, and salt solution industries.



Our Team

Over 70% of WEP’ personnel have a MSc degree or higher, where the rest have a BSc degree. WEP prides itself in its ongoing development in innovation and knowledge. Once employed at WEP, the development of the employees is a continuous process. Key elements are on the job training and competency-based progression, which development is also made available to others via the sister company SOGOS Consultants.

Management Team

Alexander Nagelhout MSc – over 20 years’ experience, initially with Shell in various senior drilling functions, drilled record well offshore Brunei; since 2008 with WEP as Drilling Manager, Operations Manager, and Senior Drilling Advisor. Since 2011 CEO and CFO of WEP.

Geertjan van Og MSc – over 20 years’ experience, initially with Shell and Schlumberger in various operational and R&D positions in various locations up to Service Delivery Manager Libya. Since 2010 CTO of WEP.

Peter Hoving MSc – over 30 years’ experience with Shell in various drilling functions from design to execution – both onshore and offshore (Jack-ups). Experience in underbalanced drilling (both jointed pipe and coiled tubing), ERD, Horizontal wells, geosteering, HP/HT wells, Slim wells, and well repairs. Since early 2018 COO of WEP.

About Us

History and Facts