BJ Services Makes Key Appointments in UK and Norway

BJ Services has appointed Andrew Campbell to the post of UK country manager for the Well Services Division within the Europe and Africa Region. In his new role, he manages all operations activities related to well services in the United Kingdom and the North Sea, with special emphasis on coiled tubing and cementing services. Andrew is also responsible for financial performance, business development, health, safety, environmental initiatives and compliance requirements.

Prior to his appointment to UK country manager, Andrew served for 2-1/2 years as Norway country manager for the division. With more than 30 years experience in the oil industry, Campbell, 52, joined Nowsco Well Services in 1982, which was eventually acquired by BJ Services in 1996. He has held a number of management positions within the division during the past 11 years.

A native of Great Britain, Andrew holds a Bachelor's Degree in Civil Engineering from Heriot Watt University in Edinburgh, and is an active member of the Society of Petroleum Engineers and ICoTA.

New Country Manager in Norway

Bruce Campbell has been appointed to the position of Norway country manager for the Well Services Division based in Stavanger. Previously, he held the position of UK country manager for five years in Aberdeen.

Bruce also joined BJ Services in 1996 when the company acquired his employer, Nowsco. Since then he has worked for BJ as an operations engineer, progressing through several managerial roles, including the position of UK well services manager with specific responsibility for all coiled tubing operations carried out by the Well Services Division in the UK. He launched his career in the oil industry in 1979 in the Middle East before returning to the UK in 1980 to work offshore for Dowell Schlumberger in Aberdeen for four years. He spent the next five years with Britoil, initially as a trainee production supervisor, and then in further production supervisory roles, working offshore on a number of UK locations before the company was taken over by BP, where he worked for three years before joining Nowsco in 1992.

With more than 28 years experience in the oil industry, Bruce, 49, is from Strathclyde, Scotland. He earned a Diploma in Management from the Open University, United Kingdom

Both Bruce Campbell and Andrew Campbell report to Umberto Micheli, region manager – Europe & Africa of Well Services for BJ Services, who is based at the region headquarters in Aberdeen.