Donald Mackay, Schlumberger Oilfield UK Plc, Business Development Manager
Donald started his career in oil and gas with Schlumberger over 22 years ago as a graduate engineer, and subsequently moved through various offshore engineering, onshore operational and commercial support roles in countries around the North Sea and Continental Europe.
In 2012 Donald joined the Schlumberger Integrated Projects group with responsibility to help define and set strategy for Schlumberger’s creation of the Integrated Well Abandonment group; a group which has capability from subsurface studies, through planning, engineering and execution, inside a single innovative contract model. Currently in the role of Business Development Manager for abandonment and decommissioning projects, he has responsibility for Schlumberger’s involvement and execution of multi-service / turnkey abandonment workscopes throughout Europe.
With a continual requirement for improved performance and cost efficiency for abandonment and decommissioning Donald has actively pursued, and brings extensive experience, in the creation of collaborative solutions, partnerships, new technology development and alternative contracting strategies to meet the demands of the market.