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- Petrofac Awarded Strasshof Development FEED13 November 2006
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- Petrofac Training to establish Deepwater Training function for BP USA29 March 2006
- Petrofac Training Secures Contract with ECITB24 March 2006
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- Petrofac Wins Contract in Kazakhstan with Karachaganak Award1 March 2006
Petrofac Announces Facilities Management Successor
4 July, 2006
Petrofac, the international oil & gas facilities service provider, has appointed Gordon East as managing director, Petrofac Facilities Management, its fast-growing international operations and maintenance business. The appointment is effective from 1 August.
East will lead the continued expansion of the business from its strong UK operational base into the Middle East, North Africa, Former Soviet Union, and beyond.
Commenting on his appointment, East said: “I am excited to be joining Petrofac, one of the industry's most dynamic players. The history of Petrofac Facilities Management is one of continuous and impressive growth and I am very much looking forward to helping a great team maintain that momentum.”
East succeeds Jim Atack, under whose leadership over the past six years Petrofac Facilities Management has successfully established the Service Operator concept in the North Sea and achieved significant growth in the business. Atack now moves to a senior corporate development role within Petrofac.
Gordon East (43) has degrees in engineering from Cambridge University and in petroleum engineering from Imperial College, London. He has spent some twenty years working in the oil industry with ConocoPhillips, most recently as Manager Teesside Operations and a Director of ConocoPhillips Petroleum Company UK Ltd. Teesside Terminal employs over 400 people and processes around 700,000 barrels of oil per day.
Eastandrsquo;s career to date has included a number of management roles both upstream and downstream within the UK and international oil industry. During 1999 he was seconded to the DTI Energy Directorate and was also an expert adviser to the UK Government Cabinet Office Steering Group in 2001. He and his wife Sally have three children.