Patrick Tawse

PERSONAL RESUME

January 2009 ____________________________________________________________________________

NAME:                    Patrick TawsePatrickTawse

DISCIPLINE:          Drilling Engineer / Drilling Supervisor

NATIONALITY:      UK

RESIDENCE:        UK

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FORMAL EDUCATION

Diploma in Business Administration (MBA) – 1997 – University of Strathclyde, Glasgow

BSc in Science with Industrial Studies – 1979 – Napier University, Edinburgh

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EXPERIENCE SUMMARY

30 YRS TOTAL OILFIELD EXPERIENCE INCLUDING 16 YRS WITH SANTA FE DRILLING WORKING UP TO RIG SUPERINTENDENT, INCLUDING VARIOUS PROJECT ENGINEER POSITIONS FOR RIG UPGRADES, AND EXPERIENCE IN DRILLING SUPERVISOR/FOREMAN CAPACITIES IN SANTA FE’S INTEGRATED SERVICE PROJECTS. WORK LOCATIONS INCLUDED UK, HOLLAND, EGYPT, BRUNEI, SINGAPORE AND NORWAY. JOINED HALLIBURTON IN 1998 IN DRILLING SUPERVISOR CAPACITY, FOLLOWED BY LEAD WELL ENGINEER AND BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT POSITIONS FOCUSING ON MULTILATERAL BUSINESS IN THE UK. PROMOTED TO SENIOR ACCOUNT LEADER TO MAJOR UK OIL COMPANIES FOR HALLIBURTON IN 2001. JOINED PERFORMANCE DRILLING LTD IN 2004 AS PART OF THE APACHE NORTH SEA PROJECT MANAGEMENT TEAM RESPONSIBLE FOR MANAGING ALL OF APACHE’S OFFSHORE UK DRILLING AND COMPLETIONS OPERATIONS, INCLUDING RE-DEVELOPMENT OF THE FORTIES FIELD AND EXPLORATION/APPRAISAL WORK WITH MOBILE RIGS. CURRENTLY ASSIGNED TO APACHE AS RIG UPGRADE SUPERINTENDENT RESPONSIBLE FOR EXTENSIVE UPGRADES AND MODIFICATIONS TO THE DRILLING EQUIPMENT ON THE FIVE FORTIES FIELD PLATFORMS.

EXCELLENT DRILLING CONTRACTOR BACKGROUND WITH SIGNIFICANT EXPOSURE TO WELL OPERATIONS AND PARTICULARLY EXPERIENCED IN DRILLING EQUIPMENT AND MANAGING RIG UPGRADE AND MODIFICATION PROGRAMMES.

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