People

Darrell Girgenti  – 22 years’ experience in the oil industry.

Darrell has a strong understanding of general E&P technical and commercial challenges. Having worked as a Technical Specialist in developing markets, Business Development and Management, Drilling Engineering, Drilling and Completions Manager and Operations Superintendent roles. Darrell has a broad range of experience to undertake any challenge in the Oil & Gas industry.

During his career Darrell has been exposed to both onshore and offshore well operations for both conventional and unconventional hydrocarbon exploration and development in several countries including Australia, New Zealand, PNG, Indonesia, Malaysia, Thailand and China. Bachelor of Engineering (Mechanical), James Cook University QLD (1995).

Mark Jenkins – 31 years’ experience in the oil industry.

Mark has responsibility for general management of the Aztech business while also taking on role of Project Manager for certain clients. Having started work in the service company side of the industry in the UK before moving to Australia and then working in Well Project Management, he has a very good understanding of the industry and what it takes to deliver a successful project.

His experience and knowledge allows to him to provide effective support across the many aspects required for a project including technical, commercial, contractual and the regulatory process.

B.Sc. Civil Engineering and Management Studies, Leeds University. PostGrad Diploma Offshore Engineering, RGIT Aberdeen.

Previously he was with the service company side of the industry, having started work with Sperry Sun UK and ending up as Area Manager for the Sperry Drilling division within Halliburton Australia. B.Sc. Civil Engineering and Management Studies (Joint Hons) Leeds University. PostGrad Diploma Offshore Engineering RGIT Aberdeen.

Mike Andronov – 23 Years’ Experience in the Oil & gas Industry.

Mike has over 20 years’ experience working in the Upstream Oil & Gas sector, most this time employed in Exploration & Production Operating Companies.  His career spans Offshore, Onshore, Conventional and Unconventional plays located in the North Sea, North Africa, The Caribbean & Australia.

He has a demonstrated track record of leading projects and multi-disciplinary teams in roles that cover Surface, Subsurface and Drilling & Completions. B.Eng (Hons) Mechanical Engineering – Manchester University UK. M.Eng Petroleum Engineering – Heriot Watt University, Edinburgh UK.

Nick Merdith –  30 years of HSE experience

Nick has 30 years of HSE experience, 14 of that in the oil and gas with 8 years in well construction and intervention. Nick has broad qualifications, knowledge and experience across health, safety and environment practice, particularly the technical safety end of the field, including human and organisational factors, human factors engineering/safety in design, incident investigation, major accident event management/safety case, system safety and organisational safety culture.

Nick’s qualifications include B.App.Sc., M.Hlth.Sc.(OSH), M.Oil&Gas Eng. and Ph.D.(OSH).