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THREE60 Energy Group strengthens global wells delivery with key senior appointments

THREE60 Energy Group | June 1st, 2021

We are delighted to announce a series of key senior appointments to our well engineering group across the UK, Asia Pacific and North America as a result of sustained global growth.

These appointments include;

Brian Edment as Wells Manager who will lead operations across the Asia Pacific region

Based in Indonesia, Brian has acquired over three decades of experience in the energy sector having held several senior positions with BP and Schlumberger. Before joining THREE60 Energy he held the role of Completions Engineering Manager at BP based in Azerbaijan, Trinidad and Tobago, and as Wells Advisor based in London, UK. Throughout his career, Brian has held a global remit having worked in key energy hubs across Europe, Asia and South America.

On joining THREE60 Energy, Brian said, “When the opportunity to join THREE60 Energy’s growing team arose, it was a no brainer. The company has built an exceptional reputation globally for its engineering capabilities, with many of the team having worked for major operators on some of the most complex wells projects in industry, so it’s fantastic to be a part of that. I’m looking forward to leading the continued growth of the company’s Asia Pacific operations.”

Graeme Laughton as Wells Manager who will lead UK operations

Based out of the group’s UK headquarters in Aberdeen, Graeme joins THREE60 Energy from Aker BP ASA where he held the role of Senior Completion Engineer based in Norway. There, he took a lead role in managing drilling campaigns from the concept phase to detailed design, and through to the planning and execution of projects. Prior to this he held several roles at Schlumberger and Tendeka delivering well completion solutions to the North Sea market.

Graeme comments, “I am keen to put the experience and technical knowledge I have amassed during my career to date to good use as THREE60 Energy’s UK operations continue to thrive. There are some exciting opportunities in the pipeline. I look forward to supporting the growing wells team and our customer base meet their challenges and ambitions, as well as adding value to their operations.”

Kousha Gohari as Senior Production Engineer who will lead operations across North America

Based in Texas, USA, Kousha spent over 10 years at Baker Hughes where he held a number of technical roles including senior production and reservoir engineering consultant.  Subsequently he joined Weatherford as a reservoir engineer. During his career, Kousha has worked on major energy projects in the UK, Canada, USA and Middle East.

Kousha said, “The culture and passion within the THREE60 Energy team is outstanding, and I am thrilled to be part of a company that puts customer challenges, objectives, and needs at the heart of its service offering. It is an exciting time to join the business as demand for our full asset life cycle services continues to grow across North America.”

These three latest additions to the senior Wells team of the THREE60 Energy Group will be responsible for driving growth across these key regions.

THREE60 Energy Group CEO, Walter Thain, said: “It’s great to welcome Brian, Graeme and Kousha to the wider THREE60 team. They bring a wealth of industry experience and technical know-how to their new roles which strengthens an already strong team. We are experiencing significant growth across the geographies in which we operate, including the North Sea, Asia Pacific and North America, and these senior appointments further embeds our expertise across those important regions.

“Our growing team of experienced and highly skilled drilling and well engineers, combined with our ability to provide a flexible service model at scale, means THREE60 Energy is ideally positioned to support operators as they look to embrace more efficient, safer and environmentally friendly approaches to accelerate production. I am confident that Brian, Graeme and Kousha will play an integral role in shaping our customer offering in-line with this need, as well as helping to take the group’s international growth strategy forward in 2021 and beyond.”


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