McEvilly to Oversee Capital Projects at Helix

Helix Energy Solutions said that Mike McEvilly has joined Helix as its Vice President of Capital Projects.

Mike McEvilly has over twenty-five years of project management experience in the offshore oil & gas industry. He has been instrumental in the success of many groundbreaking deepwater projects in the Gulf of Mexico, like the Marco Polo Tension Leg Platform, the Independence Hub Semi-Submersible and a large number of deepwater and ultra-deepwater tie-back projects. Mike is a Professional Engineer and has a Master of Science degree in Engineering Management and a Bachelor of Science degree in Civil Engineering from the University of Missouri-Rolla.

In this new position Mike will lead Helix's Capital Projects department and will be responsible for the successful execution of key projects, such as the Phoenix field development using the first ship-shaped floating production unit in the Gulf of Mexico, the conversion of the Caesar vessel into a state-of-the-art S-Lay vessel, the construction of Helix's second monohull well intervention vessel and the design of a new deepwater drilling semi- submersible, the H4500.

Bart Heijermans, Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer of Helix commented, "We are thrilled that Mike has decided to join our company. His wealth of experience in deepwater projects will benefit both our oil and gas projects and our marine projects. Mike will head up a strong team of employees and consultants with experience in the design and construction of drillships, deepwater platforms, floating production units, construction and well intervention vessels. Helix has been successful in attracting an excellent team of experienced and respected oil and gas professionals who are working hard on the execution of our growth projects." Helix Energy Solutions, headquartered in Houston, Texas, is an energy services company that provides innovative solutions to the oil and gas industry worldwide for marginal field development, alternative development plans, field life extension and abandonment, with service lines including diving services, shelf and deepwater construction, robotics, well operations, well engineering and subsurface consulting services, platform ownership and oil and gas exploration and production.

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