Subject Matter Experts and Trainers

Welcome to the Relentless Pursuit of Perfection Experts section. The people featured here will have long and distinguished track records in the oil and gas industry. To be included in this index and implicitly recommended by us they need to continue to push the boundaries of innovation and good service to others in the industry. 

Dave Taylor

Deepwater drilling performance programme specialist. Technical Limit and LEAN optimisation facilitator.

Harish Pillai

An energy and investment professional with more than two decades of comprehensive experience in operating, expanding, and enhancing businesses. 

Gordon Duncan

Well Integrity, Completions, Interventions & Abandonment Expert. Technical training to Operators, Service Companies & Government Regulators.

Soren Hartmann

30 years of operational experience in the oil and gas industry, from Deep Water Drilling Supervision to Optimisation Expert.

Shane Ritchie

25+ years in oil and gas, seasoned HSE Auditor, Safety & Performance Coach, DROPS SME Trainer, known for reliability and safety commitment.

Harry Eddyarso

Senior Drilling Engineer and Well Examiner with 40+ years in oil, gas, and geothermal, specialises in drilling, completion, and work-over operations.

Charles Hager

Founder and Head of Consulting Services, AOSS. Retired Senior Non-Commissioned Officer Petroleum Engineer, Royal Logistic Corps.

Peter Aird

43 years of experience in drilling leadership, well engineering, and advisory services, stands as a true industry trailblazer.

Youssef Sallam

Four-decade Wells Engineering Advisor excels in training, teaching, competency assessments, and global drilling projects

Lenin Diaz

Fluids and Cementing Specialist. Technical and Operational Expertise in Fluids, Cementing, Water Control and Shut-Off.

Adam Older

Founder and Head of Consulting Services, AOSS. Retired Senior Non-Commissioned Officer Petroleum Engineer, Royal Logistic Corps.

Steve Devereux

(CEng FCIArb MIOM3) Drilling Expert available internationally. Deepwater, technical, legal, arbitration.

Scott Myers

Drilling Engineering, Business Development (National, or International), Operations & General Management.

Steve Hall

30+ years of experience onshore and offshore as a Drilling Engineer, Manager, and Superintendent.

Andy Wood

Manager of Subsurface / Geological Operations with extensive international experience, having worked in 25 countries.

Steve Hauxwell

Experienced Drilling Engineer capable of creating complex drilling programs from scratch, and to a high level of accuracy.

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