Photo: Tyra field where Noreco has interest; Photo source: Noreco

Noreco names Sapura man its new COO

Norwegian Energy Company (Noreco) has appointed John Hulme as Chief Operating Officer (COO), effective Monday, 15 March 2021.

Noreco said that Hulme brings 30 years of global experience in the oil and gas industry. He was most recently Country Manager for Sapura Energy E&P business in Malaysia.

Prior to this, Hulme was Country Manager for Newfield Malaysia and Operations and Development Manager for the Asia region, with multiple offshore producing and development assets primarily in Malaysia and China.

According to the company, Hulme has previously held senior leadership and technical roles with Santos, Anadarko Petroleum, and ExxonMobil.

David B. Cook, Chief Executive Officer, said: “It’s great to have John joining the Noreco executive leadership team in the critical role of Chief Operating Officer. John brings extensive experience from the global oil and gas sector, and proven excellence in operational leadership of international E&P companies.

“I am confident that he will contribute significantly to taking Noreco’s operational performance to the next level as well as ensuring the successful execution of the Tyra Redevelopment project”.

It is worth reminding that Cook joined Noreco as its new CEO in July 2020 following an appointment in May 2020.

John Hulme, Noreco’s new Chief Operating Officer, said: “This is an exciting time to be joining Noreco with its solid operating base and strong pipeline of development projects, including Tyra.

“The company has a very exciting growth platform. I look forward to working in Denmark with the Noreco team, DUC partners and all stakeholders going forward”.