OPC’s staff and associates have operated in over 50 countries throughout the world for all the majors and large independents, as well as for an ever-increasing selection of small to medium-sized operators.
Specialist and experienced people
Our mission is to provide world class integrated technical expertise and innovation globally, through building sustainable partnerships that enable our clients to find and produce oil and gas, efficiently and safely, to deliver maximum value from their assets.
Angela Lodge has 14 years oil and gas industry experience with 10 years in Petroleum Engineering working for both consultancy and operating companies. She has a strong background in a wide range of technical skills and tools in reservoir simulation, field development, reservoir management, reserves evaluation, production management and optimisation.
Toby Gledhill is a Senior Geoscientist (Geologist) in OPC’s London technical team. Toby has 14 years’ oil industry experience, with over 12 at operating companies working as geologist and geophysicist in all aspects of G&G: exploration, drilling, development, production, and gas storage.
Fergus Robson is the International Business Director at OPC. He has 15 years’ experience within a range of roles in the oil and gas industry, initially in commercial operational roles and moving into financial and strategic consulting for upstream operators and financial institutions.
Edna Travers (nee Golboodaghians) is the senior consultants and training services advisor for OPC. Edna has significant experience of supporting NOCs and IOCs in resource management, building and developing teams and establishing companies and partnerships internationally
Max Richards is the Energy Transition Services & Training Lead. Max obtained his MSci in Environmental Geoscience from University College London. His masters project, a preliminary study working alongside CarbFix in Iceland, and Aramco focused on the development and implementation of a novel Carbon Capture and Storage technology. A key tool being used globally to bridge the Energy Transition. Max is a specialist focusing on managing the Energy Transition for OPC’s clients.
Ayden Forsyth has 9 years of experience in the International Workforce Services market specialising in Full Cycle Contract Staffing, Global Mobility and Outsourced Payroll Management. This experience has been exclusively within the Upstream Oil & Gas Industry supporting a range of Operators including Super-Majors, NOCs and IOCs across all disciplines including Geosciences, Drilling & Completions, Facilities Engineering and Supply Chain Departments.
Darren Laidlaw is responsible for OPC interests across the Middle East Region. He has 12+ years industry experience in the provision of tailored solutions to NOC’s, IOC’s and Independents delivering a wide range of services
Daniyar Maukenov is Operations Manager & Petroleum Engineer at OPC Kazakhstan. Daniyar is responsible for managing all technical and consultants services projects as well as assisting in Business Development assignments in the area.
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