Energy services company Senergy has appointed two subsurface managers—Don DiBenedetto, SPE, responsible for the Middle East and India region, and Ronald Hoogenboom, SPE, responsible for the Asia Pacific region. In addition, the company appointed Allan Mathieson, SPE, global technical head of project management and carbon capture and storage (CCS).

DiBenedetto will lead and manage the day-to-day delivery and growth of the subsurface business in the Middle East and will work from Senergy’s Abu Dhabi and Dubai offices. He has extensive experience in the subsurface industry, and most recently was regional subsurface engineering manager with Salamander Energy in Southeast Asia. DiBenedetto earned a BS degree in chemical engineering from the University of Waterloo (Ontario, Canada), an MBA in finance and human resources from the University of Calgary, and a masters certificate in project management from the University of Lethbridge (Alberta).

Ronald Hoogenboom

Hoogenboom will be responsible for leading and managing the day-to-day delivery and growth of the subsurface business in Asia Pacific. He has more than 30 years’ international research and operational industry experience with Shell E&P companies. Most recently, Hoogenboom led Shell’s seismic acquisition and processing activities including land and marine 2D/3D/4D seismic surveys in the Asia Pacific region. Hoogenboom has a degree in technical physics from the University of Technology, Delft (Netherlands).

Allan Mathieson

Mathieson will be based in Edinburgh. He has worked on several Senergy CCS projects in an associate capacity, most notably in support of BP at the In Salah CO2 storage project in Algeria over the past 6 years. He earned an Honors BS in geology from the University of Aberdeen (UK) and an Honors BA in classical studies and the humanities from the Open University (UK).


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