WFS Appoints John Vicic to Advisory Board

WFS Technology announced the appointment of John Vicic to the company’s Advisory Board.

John retired from ConocoPhilips in April 2015 were he was Program Manager for Deepwater and Arctic Technology. He previosuly held positions at BP where he was Director and Program General Manager of Deepwater and Arctic Facilities Technology in BP Upstream Technology and at Shell where he was Technical Advisor Deepwater R&D.

John has more than 35 years experience in the petroleum industry including deepwater development, offshore and subsea systems, deepwater drilling and completion systems, subsea boosting and processing, technology management, product design, reliablity, value engineering, strategic sourcing, supply chain and business management.

John chairs the API 17X Task Group on Subsea Boosting and he is a member of the ASME Petroleum Division Executive Committee. He has served as both Deepstar and RPSEA director for a number of years. John is now working as deepwater systems consultant.

John Vicic earned an MSc in Physics (Hons) and BSc degrees in Applied Mathematics and Physical Chemistry (Cum Laude). He is a Chartered engineer, Chartered Marine Engineer and Fellow in the Institute of Marine Engineering , Science and Technology.

John commented on his appointment: “I have worked with WFS for a number of years and look forward to doing so in the future.”

Brendan Hyland added: “We are pleased to have John join WFS’s Advisory Board. His depth of knowledge and experience of deepwater drilling and production are of great value and are helping WFS to guide our products and solutions to match our customer needs.”