Don Beesley has over 38 years of management, development, operations and engineering experience in the upstream offshore oil and gas industry, including subsea systems, floating systems and fixed platforms. He has worked for operators Eni, Shell and Texaco, and has held management positions including Development Manager and Production Manager. His recent projects included multiple subsea tie-backs. He has also served in the operator crisis management roles of SIMOPS Co-Leader for Well Containment Team, and Incident Commander and Operations Section Chief for the Oil Spill Response Team. Don has been a member of industry groups Deep Water Repair Underwater Pipeline Emergencies (DW RUPE) and Subsea Tieback Forum (SSTB). He is a registered professional engineer in the states of Texas and Louisiana. Don has taught industry courses on offshore systems and subsea systems.
Bachelor of Science – Civil Engineering