Ray Richardson has been appointed as Petrofac's Country Manager in Oman recognising the multiple and substantial projects and activities the company has in Oman and the strategic importance of the Sultanate to the Group.
A Chartered Engineer and Fellow of the prestigious Institute of Mechanical Engineers with over 30 years' international operations experience, Ray has been with Petrofac for 15 years. He has extensive experience in the set-up and management of all aspects of Oil & Gas business organisation, successful direct and indirect management of large projects in international locations and multinational team environments.
Commenting on his appointment Ray said, "The move to Oman brings me full circle as I worked in Oman for five years during the early part of my career and it's very exciting for me to be moving back to a country for which I have a deep affection."
"Having previously been a country manager for Petrofac in Kazakhstan where the challenges and opportunities for local content were very similar challenges, I understand the Omani Governmental agenda very well together with the associated need for sustainability. I am looking forward to working with the multiple stakeholders involved in Oman to ensure that together we achieve our objectives."