Welcome to the '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 they need to continue to push the boundaries of innovation and good service to others in the industry.

Drilling Consultants

Steve Devereux

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

Dave Taylor

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

Steve Hauxwell

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

Soren Hartmann

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

Steve Hall

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


Ken Horne

Multilateral Technology & Well Construction Specialist. Services include risk reviews, tender preparation and technical support.

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Completions and Well Integrity, Abandonments

Gordon Duncan

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

Grant Pierce

Completions & Well Intervention, Subsea LWI, Well Services. Asia Pac based w/ 28 yrs global experience.

Well Delivery, Well Control incl. MPT & HPHT

Steve Collard

Chartered Engineer. 38 years experience in Well Engineering & Well Delivery worldwide. Specialises in MPD, Deepwater & HPHT Well Delivery.

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Drilling & Wells QHSSE, Operational Integrity & Human Factors

Eric Roth, RSP, MIIRSM.

Global Wells QHSSE, Operational Integrity & Crisis Management services.

​Phil Smith​​

Human Factors and Critical Performance Expert. High level productivity coaching.

Fluids and Cementing

Lenin Diaz

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

Colin Hossack

Liners & Well Construction Cementing Product specialist. 33yr record includes Operations Supervisor and Global Product Line Manager.

David Messler

Reservoir and Fluids Expert specialising in Reservoir Drill in Fluids (RDF's). Available for consulting & regular seminars.

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Operational Optimisation

Workovers, re-entries, interventions

Andy Wood

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

Scott Myers

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

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