Eric is a highly experienced manager with over 30 years’ experience in drilling sector operations and engineering. Eric holds a BEng in Drilling and Production Technology from the Institute of Oil and Gas, in the Netherlands and a MEng in Petroleum Engineering from Heriot-Watt University, in Scotland. Eric was previously Engineering manager at Safe Influx. Prior to that Eric spent 25 years with Rowan/Valaris, starting offshore as a Roustabout before progressing to senior managerial positions in operations, as General Manager North Sea, and in engineering, as Corporate Director of Engineering US, delivering large scale operations and projects in the USA, Norway, Denmark and the UK.
Eric remarked: “I’m thrilled to have joined RigQuip Drilling Services as Engineering Manager to further strengthen the team driving the engineering and project management facets of the business. RigQuip has a proud history of providing quality services and equipment and I very much look forward being part of and supporting the continued business expansion within the conventional and emerging energy sectors.”
Craig Fraser, RigQuip Chairman said: “I have known Eric for many years mainly as our customer and this is another strong appointment for RigQuip, given his significant experience with project management, rig special periodic surveys (SPS), and getting rigs ready to drill. Eric’s time spent in technical management roles in both UK and Norway will also be of great benefit as we continue to expand our business in the North Sea and internationally.”
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