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Blue Gentoo was founded by individuals with experience of operating and designing oil and gas production systems. We combine our practical and technical knowledge with access to the best expertise from the academic, research and flow assurance consulting community.
CEO - Innovation
Phil Bremner has more than 30 years’ experience in subsea and deepwater gas production in the North Sea, the Middle East and Australia and has been challenging the problem of chemical inhibitor overdosing for operators over the last 10 years. He has designed subsea gas production systems and has brought several new technologies to the market in the past. He is well known in the subsea industry having worked for Shell, BG, PTTEP, Inpex, Woodside and others and was previously the Chairman of SUT in Aberdeen. He has a vision for the digital oilfield that our customers are working towards and is leading the development of our technology accordingly.
CFO - Finance
Chris Oliver has worked for BP and Schlumberger and has built several high growth oilfield technology companies – most recently Red Spider Technology , a well intervention and completions business. Chris focuses on business strategy, financial management, brand positioning and marketing. He has worked in Europe, Middle East, Africa and Asia.
VP Sales and Marketing
Chika Uduma has a background in both subsea and sub-surface product design and development and has experience in new technology product sales with both large service companies and technology-based SMEs (Weatherford and Brinker Technology). He focuses on understanding our customers pain points and value drivers, so that we can demonstrate real and significant benefits to them. Chika has worked in the North Sea and West Africa.
Prof Bahman Tohidi
Hydrafact Ltd and Heriot Watt University
Prof. Bahman Tohidi is a world renowned expert in the study and understanding of gas hydrates.
He has more than 30 years of experience in the oil and gas industry, having worked as a production engineer before joining the Heriot Watt University in 1991 as a lecturer in Production Technology, Flow Assurance, etc.
He is the founder and Managing Director of Hydrafact Limited, a leading gas hydrate management and research company, which consults for numerous oil and gas companies.
Prof Ernesto Compatangelo
University of Aberdeen
Prof. Ernesto Compatangelo (BSc (Hons) MSc PhD), is a lecturer in Computing Science at University of Aberdeen, focusing on industrial software engineering and development. He has more than 20 years of experience in information systems, databases, and software components analysis, design, and construction. He supports Blue Gentoo with technical advice on data and information modelling and analysis, knowledge representation and reasoning, and product concept-proofing.