Dave is a Petroleum Engineer Manager with over 40 years of experience in working with multi-discipline and multicultural teams in the timely delivery of Green Field Developments around the world. This work has stretched from brown field development on the North Slope of Alaska (Prudhoe Bay Field) to Deep water Green Field developments in GOM and West Africa (Angola). These developments have been worked from both Operator and Non-Operator roles and developed a deep understanding of the need for appropriate risk identification and mitigation to assure all working interests as part of these technical and business programs. Additionally working within NOC’s within the Middle East for the successful delivery of a variety of giant oilfield developments in offshore shallow water environments. These work programs have covered the full cycle from exploration, appraisal definition, concept screening and selection, detailed definition and project initiation, project execution and production commissioning. This experience has been built on leading multi-discipline, multicultural teams in challenging environments to delivery robust projects with strong life of field risk mitigation strategies. Dave has written numerous papers on field development issues.
Master of Science – Petroleum Engineering, Imperial College, London
Bachelor of Science, Honors – Fuel and Combustion Science, Leeds University