Oil and gas subsea specialist Enpro Subsea has announced it is adding to its South American team in an effort to expand it’s Brazilian portfolio.
Francesco Santoro will join the firm as a strategic consultant based in Rio De Janeiro.
Mr Santoro has more than 40 years’ experience in the oil and gas industry, where he has previously undertaken leadership roles at Petrobras, Technip and Oceaneering.
As part of the Americas focused team, he will be supported by Adam Hudson, vice president Americas, based in Houston.
Mr Santoro said: “It is very encouraging to see operators in Brazil turning their attention to companies delivering outstanding results in the other expanding basins around the world. The team at Enpro Subsea has a proven track record for its FAM and associated technologies with operators in West Africa and the Gulf of Mexico, as demonstrated with recent first oil with LLOG on the Crown and Anchor Field. I’m very excited to be working with Enpro and helping them to further their potential in this region.”
Ian Donald, Enpro Subsea managing director, said: “With Francesco as part of our strategic team in the Americas, this further strengthens our position in Brazil and beyond.
“He has a wealth of experience in the region and shares our ambition to bring value to our expanding portfolio of global clients by delivering increased ultimate recovery from subsea wells through an enhanced subsea architecture and innovative technology.”