Decom North Sea (DNS), the representative body for the offshore decommissioning industry, has appointed Roger Esson as its new chief executive.
Esson brings over 20 years of experience, having previously held positions at Stork Technical Services and Amec Foster Wheeler’s decommissioning division.
He has played an active role in the execution of several of the UK’s decommissioning projects, including the MCP01, North West Hutton and Brent Delta installations.
DNS chairman, Callum Falconer, said: “We are exceptionally pleased to welcome Roger to this position. Decom North Sea has no doubt that his combination of knowledge and experience will prove invaluable in addressing the challenges inherent in this fledgling industry – ensuring that our members, as well as those in the wider oil and gas industry and beyond, have the ability to grasp the opportunities within decommissioning.”
Roger Esson added: “I am delighted to join Decom North Sea and look forward to applying my knowledge and experience to the role. This is a challenging time for the North Sea industry and it is vital that we focus upon helping our members understand and prepare for the opportunities that are available.”