Tanak Engineering B.V.

World Class Engineering

With 20+ years of Reservoir Engineering experience, Tanak offers you best in class advice in the following areas:

  • Reservoir simulation
  • Geothermal engineering        
  • Operational Petroleum Engineering   

The Company

Tanak Engineering was founded by Niko van der Post. Its mission is to provide world class Reservoir Engineering advice.

CV Niko van der Post

Tanak Engineering

2016 –                Reservoir Engineer, carbonate EOR/CCS, Thermal recovery, Geothermal engineering


2014 – 2016      Principal RE (seconded to Maersk Oil)

Maersk Oil

2006 – 2014        Principal RE, DK operations, Corporate Production Development

Shell International E&P

1997 – 2006        Reservoir engineer Shell research lab, Sakhalin Energy, Al Furat Petr. Co., Salym Petroleum Development


1993 – 1997          PhD physics, Leiden

1987 – 1992          Ir. applied physics, Groningen