David Lamont News

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ROVOP to Hold Open Day for Graduates

Aberdeen headquarters, inviting final year university students to learn about its two-year program, taking place on Wednesday December 4.Attendees will have the opportunity to find out how to apply for the company’s 2020 intake, as well as hear from key members of ROVOP staff including its CEO David Lamont, those currently on the program, and those who have completed it.ROVOP’s bespoke program offers a two-year structured training and development plan, tailored to each individual’s background and aspirations. Experience is gained through rotation within 13 departments of the company

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Lamont Takes Over as ROVOP CEO

Subsea robotics firm ROVOP announced on Monday that its chairman David Lamont will assume the position of CEO with immediate effect, taking over for Steven Gray who is stepping down after eight years in the role.“I have enjoyed working with the ROVOP team over the past months as Chairman and am thrilled to have the opportunity to work more closely with them to deliver on the many opportunities available to the company in the ever-improving and diversifying market,” Lamont said. “ROVOP is in a particularly strong position, having grown its fleet from 15 ROVs 18 months ago to over 50

David Lamont (Photo: ROVOP)

ROVOP Names Lamont Non-executive Director

Remotely operated underwater vehicles (ROV) services provider ROVOP announced the appointment of David Lamont as a non-executive director.Lamont has over 35 years of industry experience in the oil and gas sector. After starting his career at Schlumberger where he worked for 18 years, he has held a number of senior management roles, most recently as the CEO of global energy services company Proserv.ROVOP CEO Steven Gray said, “David is a highly respected figure in the international oil and gas industry. He joins us at an exciting time of growth and we are in no doubt that his dynamism and experienc

From left to right: Simon Harvey, Proserv’s head of operation at Great Yarmouth; David Lamont, CEO; and Iain Smith, region president  for UK and Europe; at the site of the company’s new facility in Great Yarmouth. (Photo: Proserv)

Proserv Opening New Subsea Tech Center

Park site in Gorleston-on-Sea which will feature modern office, manufacturing and yard space and provides the flexibility to add a further 20,000 sq ft of workshop capacity.    Construction will commence next month with the building expected to be completed during March 2018.   David Lamont, Proserv CEO, said, “This is great news for the whole of Proserv but especially the team in Great Yarmouth. As an established employer in the region since the 1960s, we have developed an outstanding workforce that is well recognized globally for its expertise and engineering capabilities

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Proserv and SapuraKencana Join Forces in Asia Pacific

and subsea maintenance services.   The partnership will leverage on mutual strengths - Proserv’s suite of advanced subsea production equipment and controls and SK Technology’s technical support, resources and assets - to better support and enhance client projects.   David Lamont, Chief Executive Officer at Proserv, said, “We’re partnering with a company that is well-respected throughout Asia Pacific that shares our values and commitment to service excellence.   “Our specialist capabilities complement SapuraKencana Petroleum’s diverse range

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Proserv Seals N. Sea Contract with Apache

completed work for Apache on the Bacchus and Aviat extension wells for the provision of subsea control modules and services in the Forties field.   The design, manufacture and supply of the workscope will be carried out by Proserv’s team of subsea experts in Great Yarmouth, U.K.   David Lamont, CEO of Proserv, said, “This is a significant win for the company that highlights the strength of our technical and engineering expertise as well as our market-leading status in the subsea controls and communications field.   “It also reinforces that there are still major opportuniti

Proserv and Nautronix chief operating officers David Lamont (left) and Mark Patterson join forces through acquisition

Proserv Acquires Nautronix

Mark Patterson joining Proserv, heightens Proserv’s position as a leading player in the controls and communications market and presents the company with the opportunity to expand its offering by providing fully integrated subsea controls, communications, positioning and survey services.   David Lamont, Proserv’s chief executive officer, said, “We have been working together on bringing the two companies together for over a year, and while times in our industry are challenging, the rationale and benefits to all stakeholders including employees, shareholders and our clients remain

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Proserv Delivers Opening Phase of Record Contract

that will support drill pipe riser (DPR) intervention services at depths of 2,500 metres. The work forms part of a $40 million deal with a leading oilfield service company. The remaining six systems are expected to be delivered by the turn of the year in line with key project milestones.   David Lamont, Proserv’s chief executive officer, said: “From our subsea controls experts in Great Yarmouth - who are responsible for the overall project execution, engineering and build of the control systems - to the delivery of the first accompanying hydraulic power units by our dedicated manufacturin

   Proserv's David Lamont holds the Company of the Year Award

Proserv Wins Subsea UK’s Company of the Year Award

contract awards across the globe, expanding its manufacturing facilities and launching a “game-changing” subsea technology, Energyvoice.com reported. “It is a real privilege to win this award particularly during what has been a very challenging time for the industry," said David Lamont, chief executive at Proserv. Proserv also secured “major investment” when it was acquired by US private equity firm, Riverstone. The award for outstanding contribution to the subsea industry was given to commercial diving veteran, Alf Leadbitter, from the Underwater Centre in Fort

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