Charlie Orbell
Charlie OrbellCEO

Responsible for the safe delivery of operations and the development of new business opportunities globally.

Prior to joining MPO, Charlie has over 27 years experience in the upstream Oil & Gas Industry with the previous 12 years focused on UBD and MPD Project Management for operators globally
Prior to working in MPD, Charlie held various supervisory and management positions within the Drilling and Oil Service Sectors from the North Sea, Europe, USA, Africa to SE Asia.

Jim Bisset
James MayCOO

Responsible for all Global MPO operations, with a focus on Service Delivery, Safety performance & Client Satisfaction on all MPO Operations and Projects.

Jim Bisset has over 30 years experience in the Oil & Gas Sector, having worked extensively in Drilling, Testing & Completion services from Field Engineer to Senior Management positions, in a variety of Regions. He has been particularly active in the introduction and development of new technologies and start up of business in remote locations.

Christian Leuchtenberg
Christian Leuchtenberg CTO

Graduated from Imperial College, London, over 25 years of Oil Field experience, the initial 6 years with Schlumberger. A total of 18 years of Project Management experience, and 14 years recent experience in MPD/UBD. Founded 2 very successful MPD/UBD consultancies, which are still operating and expanding, with one having recently been sold to a major service company. In 2008 founded Managed Pressure Operations.

Has a proven track record of delivering challenging projects. Holder of multiple patents in the MPD/UBD arena. Numerous publications in the MPD/UBD arena. Leading expert of implementation of MPD from semi submersibles and drill ships.

Rick Doll
Rick DollVice President Operations

Responsible for the safe delivery of operations and the development of new business opportunities regionally.

Prior to joining MPO, Rick has over 30 years experience in the upstream Oil & Gas Industry with the previous 16 years focused on UBD and MPD Project Management for operators globally.

Prior to working in MPD, Rick held various supervisory and management positions within the Drilling and Oil Service Sectors from Canada to South America, Eastern Europe, Africa and SE Asia.

Henry Pinkstone
Martyn ParkerEngineering and Projects Manager

Responsible for the Project Management, Upfront MPD Engineering Design, Training and HSEQ for all MPO MPD and NSD projects.

Henry has over 22 years experience in the upstream Oil & Gas Industry with the previous 11 years focused on UBD and MPD projects.

Prior to working in MPD / UBD he worked as a Conventional Drilling Engineer for the same major service company, and was contracted to Operating companies as a Well Site Drilling Engineer, in the UK North Sea working on ERD and HPHT projects. Henry graduated with a degree in Geology from Manchester University, England in 1992.

Jeff Robbie
Jeff RobbieBusiness Development Manager

Responsible for the day to day operational activities as well as front end engineering and design requirements.

Prior to joining MPO, Jeff Robbie spent 15 years in the UBD / MPD arena, working in various locations around the world.  He has 10 years of offshore experience, having worked in the North Sea and the Mediterranean as a UBD / MPD drilling supervisor for major oil companies.  Since 2007, Jeff's career focus has been on project management and implementation of MPD projects.

Alex MacGregor
Alex MacGregorDevelopment Manager

Alex MacGregor is responsible for detailed design and analysis work on MPO's product line, overseeing product development from the initial concept stage to the first manufacturing run.

Prior to joining MPO, Alex was a consultant engineer in an Aberdeen based Engineering Consultancy. In this role he performed design and analysis work on behalf of numerous clients, as well as third party design review on behalf of several operators.

Before working in the Oil industry, Alex worked in the defence industry, developing novel disruptors for bomb disposal, acting as a procurement consultant for the UK MoD and co-ordinating a NATO JIP.

Michael Chandra
Michael ChandraMPD Engineer

Responsible for project specific MPD Engineering and assisting in the design and fabrication of MPO equipment to ensure QAQC and timely delivery. Also acts as Field MPD Engineer for NSD and TCD projects.

Having recently joined MPO, he previously spent the last two years working as an MPD Engineer utilizing an automated MPD system with advance kick detection capabilities on various projects, in the USA and North Africa. Prior to that, he worked for a major Service Company implementing various forms of UBD techniques to customers in S.E Asia. Michael graduated with an Msc in Petroleum Engineering from Imperial College, London 2004.