Matt Jenkins was appointed director of well abandonment at Well-Safe Solutions. He was previously leading Conoco’s UK P&A (Plug and Abandonment) Engineering and Strategy and was pivotal in the Southern North Sea Decommissioning project. With 15 years’ experience in a wide variety of North Sea projects through drilling, completion, intervention, and abandonment, Jenkins has seen the complete well life cycle and has experience in addressing the technical challenges of P&A design and operations execution. He is cochair of the Oil and Gas UK Well Abandonment workgroup and led the 2017 update to the Well Abandonment Guidelines. Jenkins holds a master’s degree in mechanical engineering from Heriot-Watt University and is a chartered engineer with the Institute of Mechanical Engineers.