Mr. Ledbetter has over 41 years of Oil and Gas Industry experience in the Subsea Engineering discipline. His extensive experience encompasses design engineering, manufacturing, engineering management, project management, and executive management. His technical expertise is in subsea systems and equipment for offshore field developments. He has a sound technical background developed over 10 years as a design engineer for subsea drilling, work over and production control systems. Ron’s experience includes fifteen years of engineering and manufacturing experience gained with major industry equipment suppliers including nine years of technical and production management.
During this time he gained experience in systems engineering, interface management, construction/manufacturing, and system testing oversight. He has a broad understanding of subsea production systems, subsea equipment and all interfacing systems. His experience has gained him strong project management skills developed over more than ten years of project management responsibilities. Ron is an experienced technical manager and technical lead for large and small projects. His engineering consultation experience includes management of conceptual studies, preliminary engineering studies, front-end engineering design, detailed design, and construction oversight and installation coordination. Ron’s experience and background provide him with expert understanding of subsea field developments from concept through execution.
“New Technology for Subsea Production Control Systems”, Offshore, June 1989
“Subsea completion technology needs advances”, Oil & Gas Journal, September 1995
“Design, Fabrication and Integration Testing of the Garden Banks 388 Subsea Production Template”, OTC paper, May 1995