LEADING independent wells expert Elemental Energies has announced the senior appointment of Willem Boon von Ochssee as Head of Wells. The key appointment comes as the company charts a course for continued expansion in the coming year.
In his global role, Boon von Ochssee will be responsible for managing the business’ well engineering and wider technical strategy, providing expertise and oversight to projects across oil and gas, decommissioning and low carbon. With over thirty years’ industry experience, he joins Elemental Energies from Spirit Energy, where he worked as the operator’s Wells Technical Authority. He is a specialist in well engineering, project management, drilling management systems and well integrity assurance.
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Mike Adams, CEO of Elemental Energies said: “Willem is recognised across the industry as a leading technical authority and is a highly respected member of the wells community. We are passionate about the role wells play in the future of the energy sector, and building a uniquely capable technical organisation is critical to that. Willem brings perspective from both the operator and supply chain viewpoint and will help to foster a strong technical culture across the business.”
Willem is a Co-Chair of the Offshore Energies UK (OEUK) licence to operate well group and is an active member on a number of cross industry committees, including the Society of Petroleum Engineers (SPE) and North Sea Transition Authority. He also plays a key role in the Net Zero Transition Centre’s Alternative Barrier Collaboration forum.
Adams continued: “Willem brings a unique commitment to supporting the wider engineering community through close links with OEUK and SPE. This dedication to supporting professional development, innovation in technology, and cross industry collaboration makes him a perfect cultural fit for us.”
Commenting on his new role, Boon von Ochssee said: “The opportunity to support, develop and manage the outstanding team here is hugely appealing. Fostering collaboration across the whole energy industry is extremely important to me and I will bring that ethos into this new role – working closely with customers to deliver a first class well management service whether for oil and gas, decommissioning or low carbon projects.”
For further information visit elementalenergies.com.