Hydroid Welcomes New VP of Engineering

Hydroid, a subsidiary of Kongsberg Maritime and manufacturer of marine robotics, has appointed Dr. Andrew K. Rogers as vice president of engineering.

Rogers is a strategic corporate leader with more than twenty-eight years of experience that spans a broad range of technologies and markets.

In his new role, Rogers will lead all engineering and program management activities at Hydroid including research & development (R&D), new product development, program planning and execution, and product support.

Rogers most recently served as the president of DRIVE Solutions, a consulting and independent advisory company supporting several companies within the automotive autonomy, robotics, private equity, aerospace and defense industries. Prior to founding DRIVE Solutions, Rogers was the president of QinetiQ North America.

“Andy brings a wealth of industry experience, executive management and expertise in building innovative, customer-focused engineering, R&D and information technology businesses,” said Duane Fotheringham, president of Hydroid. “This is a great step forward to build upon the strong team we already have in place at Hydroid.”

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6th Offshore Well Intervention Conference Gulf of Mexico

The Offshore Well Intervention Gulf of Mexico conference (OWI GOM) is returning to Houston, Texas for its sixth year on Wednesday 20 – Thursday 21 November.

Featuring Anadarko, BP, Shell, Chevron, BHGE and Oceaneering, the conference aims to help operators transition to the latest compliance updates, WI systems and business models that enhance safety, quicken well access and improve commerciality.

Across two days, more than 200 delegates, 15 exhibitors and 30 speakers will network together and create solutions to some of the most pertinent industry challenges right now, through a conference programme focused on:

  1. Clarifying compliance updates
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  4. Forecasting well intervention activity, discussing new commercial models and comparing platform options
  5. Best practice riserless well intervention
  6. ​The latest well intervention equipment

For registration, speaking or sponsorship enquiries contact Abigail Clifton on aclifton@offsnet.com; +44 (0) 203 793 8800.

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