Penspen Appoints New O&G Field Engineering Director

The Penspen Group has announced the appointment of Mike Simm as its new Director of Oil and Gas Field Engineering. Mike joins Penspen from Foster Wheeler where he worked in a number of Senior Management Roles including Divisional Director, Engineering Operations, Divisional Director, Process Engineering, and Programme Manager of their Strategic Alignment Initiative.

As Director of Oil and Gas Field Engineering, Mike will work across a broad range of technical disciplines to develop Penspen's field development expertise across the full project lifecycle into one of the company's principal business streams. Penspen has regularly provided engineering and project management services into Field Development work and the majority of its Operations and Maintenance activities are in oil and gas producing fields. Mike's role will be to strategically address building a comprehensive engineering and project management service for these clients. 

Penspen's Chief Executive David Stanley, said, "I am delighted to welcome Mike to the Penspen Group and very much look forward to working with him to build on Penspen's field development expertise. Penspen is frequently requested to provide such services and with Mike heading this business for us, we will be able to respond positively and comprehensively."

Mike Simm said, "Penspen is a company driven by excellence and values and I am very excited to be joining them. David and the team I am joining have a clear vision to continue to deliver excellence to existing clients, as well as to grow in a structured and sustainable way into other areas we have until now addressed on a more opportunistic basis. I know that my strong background in the engineering of international projects with multi-disciplined, multi located teams is a great fit with Penspen. I welcome the opportunity to become part of this very successful and well established business."