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Ryan Carty

Ryan Carty Ireland Business Unit

Experience

Mr. Carty has over 18 years of international industry experience, onshore and offshore, with a focus on asset development and management, and engineering and production operations throughout Asia Pacific and Europe. Mr. Carty was appointed Managing Director, Ireland Business Unit in September 2020. Previously, he held the position of Operations Manager, Australia Business Unit where he was responsible for the management of the Wandoo operations, including production, HSE, engineering, OPEX and CAPEX. Prior to joining Vermilion, he was in positions with increasing leadership responsibilities, starting at BHP and progressing through ENI, Chevron and Origin Energy.

Education

B.Sc. Minerals Engineering, Western Australian School of Mines; Kalgoorlie & B.Sc. Industrial Chemistry, Curtin University, Perth, Western Australia


Ryan Carty

Jeff Davies, P. Eng Central and Eastern European Business Unit

Experience

Mr. Davies has over 15 years of experience in the oil and gas industry, primarily focused on engineering, operations, and asset management of both oil and gas properties. Mr. Davies joined Vermilion in 2016 as the Team Lead of Facilities Engineering in the Netherlands Business Unit and was promoted to Engineering Manager in 2018. Mr. Davies then relocated to the Central and Eastern European Business Unit in 2020 where he took on the role of Engineering Manger and was then appointed Asset Manager for the CEE Business Unit in 2021. Prior to joining Vermilion, Mr. Davies held various roles at two major Canadian oil and gas companies and started his international experience in 2011 in Albania where he held team lead and management roles.

Education

B.Sc. Petroleum Engineering, University of Alberta


Bruce Lake, P.Eng.

Bruce Lake, P.Eng.
Australia Business Unit

Experience

Mr. Lake has over 30 years industry experience in offshore and onshore Australian and New Zealand producing basins primarily in technical and operational/asset management roles. Prior to joining Vermilion, Mr. Lake spent ten years as the Operations Manager for Apache Energy in Australia. Previous to that, he was the Operations Manager/Asset Manager for Ampolex through the expansion of Wandoo A and engineering, design and development of Wandoo B. Mr. Lake has had previous operations and drilling management positions with Santos/Delhi in the Cooper Basin, Esso’s Base Strait Bream enhancement program and WMC’s Carnavon Basin and New Zealand operated assets.

Education

B.Sc. Mechanical Engineering Curtin University, Perth, Western Australia

Bill Liutkus Germany Business Unit

Experience

Mr. Liutkus has 20 years of diverse domestic and international experience primarily focused in engineering and operations.  Mr. Liutkus started with Vermilion in Canada in 2006, first as a Drilling Engineer, where he had international responsibility for efficient planning and execution of development and exploration drilling projects in Australia, France and the Netherlands, before progressing to Drilling and Completions Manager.  In 2013, Mr. Liutkus transferred to France as Manager, European Technical Services.  In this role, Mr. Liutkus worked closely with the European Business Units to ensure that all Drilling and Completion operations and Asset Integrity were managed to meet HSE, operating and budget expectations.  He also managed Facilities Engineering and Workover operations in France.  In 2016, he transferred to Germany, where he managed the Germany Business Unit Operations team and the European drilling program.  In 2018, he was promoted to Managing Director, Germany Business Unit.  Prior to joining Vermilion, he worked in well engineering roles with Chevron.     

Education

B.Sc. Civil Engineering, Technical University of Nova Scotia


Sylvain Nothhelfer France Business Unit

Experience

Mr. Nothhelfer has 30 years of international oil and gas experience, including project management, production operations, and HSE management with Elf Aquitaine and Total SA. In his previous industry roles, he was involved in several major projects in Nigeria, the United Kingdom, the United Arab Emirates, Indonesia, France and Italy. Mr. Nothhelfer was appointed Managing Director of the France Business Unit in February 2018, and prior to that was Technical Services Manager for the Business Unit.

Education

M.Sc. and Doctoral degrees, Universite de Toulon et du Var, Centre National Recherches Scientifiques in France, and Cranfield Institute of Technology in the United Kingdom


Scott Seatter, P.Eng.

Scott Seatter, P.Eng. U.S. Business Unit

Experience

Mr. Seatter has over 15 years of diverse domestic and international industry experience primarily focused on engineering, asset management, business development, production operations and external relations. He joined Vermilion in 2007 as an exploitation/production engineer working on the Southern Foothills assets in Canada and, in 2009, relocated to France where he held several technical and managerial roles supporting both Vermilion’s France and Netherlands business units. Mr. Seatter was appointed Managing Director, United States Business Unit in April 2018.  Prior to that he served as Managing Director, Netherlands Business unit, and as Asset Manager, Paris Basin in our France Business Unit. Prior to joining Vermilion, Mr. Seatter held the position of exploitation engineer at Vital Energy Ltd., a Calgary-based junior energy company.

Education

B.Sc. Petroleum Engineering, University of Alberta


Sven TummersNetherlands Business Unit

Experience

Mr. Tummers joined Vermilion in 2012, and has held various engineering and management roles, applying his extensive and well-rounded background in HSE, asset and business development, and public and government relations. Prior to becoming Managing Director of the Netherlands Business Unit in February 2018, Sven was Commercial Manager for the Business Unit. Prior to joining Vermilion, Sven gained valuable experience in project management, finance and risk management.

Education

M.Sc., Chemical and Biochemical Engineering, Delft University of Technology in the Netherlands


 

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