Juan Pablo Valdivieso is based in Drilling Systems’ Houston office.
Juan has a wealth of oil and gas industry experience, having spent his entire career in the upstream oil and gas sector.
Prior to Drilling Systems, Juan worked with National Oil Companies in Kuwait and Colombia building and implementing development programs for junior drilling and petroleum engineers and managing a 24hr real-time drilling operations centre. Before that he spent 16 years working for Schlumberger in a sales role primarily across the Latin American region.
Juan is bilingual in both Spanish and English and has a bachelor’s degree in petroleum engineering and a master’s degree in project management.
He said: “I am delighted to be joining Drilling Systems and the wider 3T Energy Group. The Group is truly leading the way in the global energy sector – helping companies work smarter, safer and more efficiently through new and innovative technology and training solutions.
“Having worked closely with oil and gas companies for the majority of my working life, I fully understand the challenges they face on a daily basis and am looking forward to showing how Drilling Systems and 3T Energy Group can help overcome these, while achieving operational and financial efficiencies.”
Regional director for the Americas, Euan Kennedy, said: “I would like to welcome Juan to the team. His experience and understanding of the oil and gas industry is second to none and he will be a great asset for both our existing and new customers. Capturing value from the Latin American markets is a key focus for us in 2020 and Juan’s expertise in this territory will be invaluable.”