Alistair Blair

Alistair Blair, SPE, was appointed senior drilling engineer at Merlin ERD, an engineering consultancy based in Perth, Scotland.  Blair joins Merlin with more than 20 years’ drilling engineering experience at Schlumberger. He spent many years working in Aberdeen and specialized in shale plays and drilling long horizontal wells while working in Houston. Blair holds a master’s degree in drilling engineering from Robert Gordon University and a bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering from University of Strathclyde.