A seasoned industry veteran with over 40 years of experience.
Mr. Meheen previously acted as COO of Oro Negro and CEO of X-Drill. Before that, he was President and COO of Frontier Drilling, where he was instrumental in the development of Frontier, culminating in its US$2.3 billion sale to Noble Corporation.
Mr. Meheen has been in the oil & gas and energy sectors for the past Fourty years, serving also with SEDCO, Mobil Oil, Santa Fe, Falcon Drilling, RB Falcon and Merlin Energy.
Predominant experiences are in offshore oil & gas, specifically drilling, field development, business development, and M&A.
Mr. Souza brings more than 40 years of experience in offshore drilling with more than 20 years in human resources management. Previously held positions such as Manager Human Resources of Falcon Drilling Deepwater Division and as International Manager of Human Resources of R&B Falcon.
Mr. Souza also worked as Vice President, Human Resources & Administration of Merlin Offshore Holdings, Director of Human Resources of Pride International and Vice President of Human Resources & Administration at Frontier Drilling.
Mr Westerhout has over 35 years experience in the oil and gas industry. Most recently he was CEO at Opus Offshore. Prior to Opus Mr Westerhout was the Project Director for Frontier Drilling and previously Project Manager at Falcon Drilling. He started his career in accounting, finance and administration at Atwood Oceanics and Maretech.
Mr. Kirwan has over 35 years of experience in drilling operations, he previously led the operations team at Oro Negro. Previously, Mr. Kirwan acted as Operations Manager for Frontier Drilling.
Mr. Kirwan has more than 15 years of experience in UDW drilling, including setting world records for water depth. He has hands on experience with all styles of Drilling Rigs and has spent the last 15 years in Senior Management.
Mr. Damian Miller has more than 25 years’ of upstream industry experience prior to his current role with X-Drill that has included extensive operational & project related QHSE & Training experience.
Mr. Miller has held various Operations & Executive Management positions in the US, Asia, Africa, Latin America and holds a Bachelor of Nursing Degree. He has extensive expertise with Quality Management System development and Implementation.