RigNet Appoints Stewart as VP
;s related Technical Services and MetOcean businesses. Stewart previously served as RigNet TSI’s director, Projects & Quality. He has been with RigNet and a predecessor company (Nessco) since 2007. Stewart holds a Bachelor’s degree in Engineering (Honors) from the University of Aberdeen
Engineering Apprenticeship Pathways at RGU
Advanced apprenticeships for engineers will soon be available through Robert Gordon University (RGU), Aberdeen thanks to a five-figure funding boost from Skills Development Scotland. The university has secured $62,670 to develop a new Advanced Apprenticeship Pathway for Engineers at all stages of their career. The announcement comes during Scottish Apprenticeship Week (May 18-22) which is organized by Skills Development Scotland and supported by the Scottish Council for Development & Industry (SCDI). The team behind the RGU-led scheme, which will be developed over the coming months
Saltire Energy CEO Shortlisted for Entrepreneur of the Year Award
Sunday Times Fast Track 100 Ones to Watch and The Sunday Times Profit Track 100 league tables in 2014. Loggie has been acknowledged for his philanthropic contributions to local community initiatives and charitable causes in the past. In 2014, Loggie was awarded an honorary doctorate from the University of Aberdeen in recognition of his on-going support of the university and was made a Burgess of Guild for Aberdeen in the same year, as a result of his contribution to the community. He set up the Saltire in the Community Program in 2008 to support a range of local and international projects, primarily
Pollet to Lead R&D at Coldharbour Marine
of the Birmingham Centre for Hydrogen and Fuel Cell Research. His industrial experience includes time with Samuel Banner Ltd (Banner Chemicals Group) and Johnson Matthey Fuel Cells Ltd. He gained his B.Sc. (Hons) in Applied Chemistry at Coventry University and M.Sc. in Analytical Chemistry at the University of Aberdeen. He was awarded Ph.D. in Physical Chemistry at Coventry University. Pollet has published many scientific papers.
Sangster Appointed Sr VP of Total
subsidiary in Thailand. Other roles have included Vice President of Economics, Strategy and Planning, Vice President Business Development & Strategy for Total E&P USA, and Senior International Negotiator. Prior to joining Total, Mike qualified as an Electrical Engineer at the University of Aberdeen and was Corporate Development Manager for Scottish Power plc.
Students to Compete for SPE Energy Apprentice 2014
the event is also a fantastic opportunity to network with oil and gas professionals and hear more about their career experiences.” The event, organised by volunteers from SPE Aberdeen’s Young Professionals (YP) Committee, follows the success of the inaugural event in 2012 which saw University of Aberdeen student Lalit Bhamere pick up the title. Following his selection, Lalit said: “Winning the Energy Apprentice was a very rewarding experience. The event provided me with a great platform to gain industry experience prior to applying for graduate interviews and internships. I was also
SPE Aberdeen Names Lowdon Chairman
September 2015. Beginning his career as a hydrographic surveyor, Lowdon has more than 20 years’ experience in the oil and gas industry and is currently the head of the surveying domain for Schlumberger Drilling & Measurement, globally. He holds a degree in land economy from The University of Aberdeen and an MSc in Drilling and Well Engineering from Robert Gordon University. Lowdon said, “The positive changes that Anthony Onukwu has put in place throughout the last two years have been critical to our section’s success and this is a platform that I intend to continue building
Bibby Offshore Expands in Norway
of Norfield AS and Managing Director of Gulfmark Norge AS. He is currently a non-executive director of Simon Møkster Shipping and has previously been a non-executive director for AGR Group. Arne is a civil engineer, QHSE qualified and a former saturation diver. He has an MBA from Robert Gordon University in Aberdeen, Scotland.