RGU's Oil & Gas Institute Makes Key Appointments

Aberdeen's Robert Gordon University announced Monday that it has added two staff to its Oil & Gas Institute.

RGU said that Peter Howell has been named as the institute's new Drilling & Wells Excellence Manager while Kevin Docherty has been appointed as Commercial Manager.

Howell joins RGU from TAQA, where he was a wells manager. He has more than 30 years of experience in the oil and gas industry, which includes roles at BP, Noble Drilling and Applied Drilling Technology International.

Docherty was previously Business Acquisition Lead at Saipem's Sonsub division in Aberdeen.

Commenting on the appointments, Professor Paul de Leeuw, Director of RGU's Oil and Gas Institute, said:

"We are delighted to welcome both Peter and Kevin to RGU and particularly to these two key positions within the Oil and Gas Institute.

"The Institute provides a vital link between the oil and gas industry and RGU's teaching and research staff, and we are excited about the experience Peter and Kevin will bring to these roles.

"While the oil and gas industry is facing a challenging time, it is vital that we continue to invest in its future and these are the first in a number of positions that we are recruiting for at the Institute.

"RGU is well established as a leader in oil and gas teaching, training, innovation and research and now, more than ever, we must react to the needs of the industry and ensure that we play our part in maximizing the economic recovery of the UK Continental Shelf."



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