Team

  • Craig Fraser

    Craig Fraser

    Chief Executive Officer

    Founded RigQuip group in 2006. 30 years drilling equipment experience. Formerly Area Sales Manager, Europe & North Africa at National Oilwell Varco. Previously Offshore Drilling Equipment Surveyor at DNV and MWD Technician at Baker Hughes. Craig started his career as an Engineering Technician at the Robert Gordon Institute of Technology in 1980. Craig is Chairman of RigQuip Holdings Ltd.

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  • Matthew Fraser

    Matthew Fraser

    Chief Operating Officer

    Joined RigQuip as Chief Operating Officer in 2015, responsible for day to day oversight and management of all group activities. Formerly Director of RigQuip's parts business. Matthew started his career as a Finance Analyst at Shell UK Exploration & Production in 2009 and holds a degree in Business Management with Economics. Matthew is a Director of RigQuip Holdings Ltd.

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  • Shaun Crowther

    Shaun Crowther

    Technical Support Manager

    25 years drilling equipment experience and technical authority responsible for all Western Hemisphere projects. Formerly Technical Support Manager, Europe & North Africa at National Oilwell Varco. Progressed from the role of Mechanical Service Engineer. Shaun started his career at Michelin as a Maintenance Technician in 1984.

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  • Colin Whyte

    Colin Whyte

    Technical Director, MENA

    25 years drilling equipment experience and technical authority responsible for all Eastern Hemisphere projects. Formerly Drilling Equipment Discipline Manager at Seadrill and Director of Service MENA & Russia at National Oilwell Varco. Colin started his career with NOV in the UK in 1991 and has run drilling equipment service groups in Norway and the Middle East.

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  • Daniel Fraser

    Daniel Fraser

    Project Manager

    Responsible for day to day management of major drilling equipment projects. Daniel joined RigQuip in 2013 as an Electrical Engineer specialising in drilling equipment. He started his career as an Electrical Technician at Wood Group and has been involved in a broad range of new build, engineering and service projects to date. Daniel is a Director of RigQuip Holdings Ltd.

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  • Graeme Gillespie

    Graeme Gillespie

    Quality Manager

    Leads quality assurance and HSE in RigQuip. 30 years drilling industry experience. Formerly Service Quality Manager at Weatherford and Halliburton. He is a subject matter expert in API Q1 and API Q2. Prior to his quality management roles Graeme was Directional Drilling Manager at Halliburton Sperry Drilling where he started as a Survey Engineer in 1988.

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  • Louise Maclean

    Louise Maclean

    Supply Chain Manager

    Louise joined RigQuip in 2015 and is responsible for management and control of all vendors and purchases. She is focused on building strategic supplier relationships. Formerly she was Procurement Lead at RigQuip's parts business. Louise started her career at Ocean Rig in 2013 and holds a degree in English Literature.

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  • Derrick Goodall

    Derrick Goodall

    Business Development Executive

    30 years oilfield experience. Responsible for supporting development of the RigQuip service business. Formerly Sales Manager at National Oilwell Varco, Screw Conveyor and Oilfield Bearings. Derrick started his career at Aberdeen Bearing and Transmissions in 1980 and held positions of Branch Manager and Quality Assurance Manager.

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  • Gordon Robertson

    Gordon Robertson

    Service Manager, Europe

    35 years drilling equipment experience. Responsible for technical management of workshop service projects. Formerly Workshop Supervisor at National Oilwell Varco, supervising all kinds of drilling equipment service. In the 1980s Gordon worked as a Chief Mechanic for both Treasure Petroleum and Shell Tankers. He started his career as an Engineering Cadet in the Merchant Navy in 1970.

  • Gopakumar Achuthan

    Gopakumar Achuthan

    Service Manager, MENA

    20 years heavy industry experience. Responsible for management of MENA drilling equipment inspection, repair and service projects. Gopakumar was formerly Senior Manager & Lead Mechanical Engineer at Top Oilfield Industries where he spent 10 years. He is a subject matter expert in drilling equipment and applicable API standards. He has degrees in mechanical engineering and chemistry.

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  • Rahul Chandran

    Rahul Chandran

    Service Supervisor, MENA

    Over 10 years drilling equipment experience. Responsible for supervision of MENA drilling equipment inspection, repair and service projects. Rahul was formerly a Senior Mechanical & QA/QC Engineer at Top Oilfield Industries where he spent 10 years. He has extensive knowledge of API standards and holds a degree in mechanical engineering.

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  • William Ryan

    William Ryan

    Service Manager, Americas

    40 years drilling equipment experience. Responsible for technical support and workshop service projects. Formerly Workshop Manager at National Oilwell Varco, focused on National equipment. William is a mud pump, drawworks and travelling equipment technical authority. He started his career in 1979 as a mechanical service engineer at National Supply.

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