We fully understand the current market demand and supply issues facing the Energy Sector, therefore we relish the opportunity to provide our clients with added value on every project through innovative and progressive service delivery.
Ryan is the owner of Straker Energy and has over 25 years experience in broad-based Marine and Oil & Gas Engineering as well as Onshore and Offshore Office Management, Business Management and HSE. He has a wealth of knowledge and practical experience within the industry where he has held key senior positions in deepwater subsea equipment design, construction, testing, installation, intervention and operations.
After founding Straker Energy in 2011, Ryan has executed many successful projects in collaboration with several major companies including BP, Shell, Chevron, Anadarko, Petrobras, Subsea 7, Aker Solutions, Nexans, Ocean Installer (Havfram) and CNOOC globally to name a few. Ryan has been described as a respected, "people leader“ with strong presence while maintaining a professional approach attitude. He is a results-driven, overseas working veteran and “safety-first” focused engineering lead who is able to identify and implement strategies to reduce costs, increase productivity, strengthen relationships at all levels and most importantly improve safety practices in any project. He excels in creating and maintaining an effective development plan to increase profitability and efficiency of the project through encouraging effective communication and providing mentorship on all levels within the project team and throughout the organization.
Ryan holds a BS in Marine Engineering from South Tyneside Marine & Technical College near Newcastle, UK where he graduated with honors.
Over the course of 34 years, Bill held several key leadership roles within BP Exploration & Production (E&P).
As global custodian of BP’s Common Maintenance Strategy (CMS), Bill instilled the strategy into the E&P organization through the Operating Management System as well as the Capital Value Process for Turnarounds, leading to improved plant availability and mechanical integrity. As well as Reliability, Maintenance and Turnarounds, Bill has in-depth knowledge in Process Safety, Mechanical Integrity, Preservation Programs and Operations Readiness.
During his last five years with BP, Bill worked within the global project’s organization, driving standardized approaches for implementation of reliability, maintenance and integrity programs across all major projects, as well as defining requirements for Operations Readiness Plans and Start-Up Assurance reviews, leading to an increased ramp-up of production and much improved life cycle reliability. Bill was the owner of global contracts for reliability, maintenance and integrity support services as well as being accountable for organizational capability within individual major projects.