Management Team

  • President & CEO

    Mr. Kunz has managed operations and marketing for offshore drilling rigs (platforms, jackups and accommodation barges) for over 36 years. He is the former Vice President of Offshore Operations for a major international contractor.

  • CFO

    Mr. Kjelsås holds a Master of Science degrees from the Norwegian School of Economics and Business Administration and London Business School. Previous work experience includes financial analyst positions at Vital Forsikring AS, Elcon Securities AS.

  • COO

    Mr. Cadigan has over 22 years of management system and executive leadership experience in the contract drilling industry. He has participated in several company startups and is the former Vice President & Co-Founder of an offshore drilling company. His experience includes both small regional startups to large multinational offshore drillers with a broad exposure to overseeing the operational and safety aspects of the business.

  • Sr. VP of Engineering

    Mr. Wood has spent his career managing the design and execution of offshore drillings rigs. He has over 22 years of industry experience and was the former Project Engineer for a major international contractor.

  • Sr. VP of Finance and Administration

    Mr. Lenfant is a Certified Public Accountant and has more than 30 years of experience in finance and accounting. He is a retired audit partner at Deloitte and has served in various financial leadership positions during his career. His experience includes Securities and Exchange Commission filings, initial public offerings, mergers and acquisitions, business valuations, treasury management, and budgets and cash forecasts.

  • Director of Marketing

    Mr. Soule has over 21 years of drilling industry experience in operations and marketing of both land and deepwater units. He is the former Marketing Support Manager for Pride International.

  • Director of Quality, HSE & Training

    Mr. O’Steen has over 16 years of QHSET and Operational experience in both offshore and land contract drilling operations. He formerly implemented and managed QHSET programs for a major international drilling contractor and has extensive knowledge in QHSE systems.

  • Director of Assets & Certification

    Mr. Austin has over 20 years of technical, electrical, and maintenance management experience both onboard and supporting rigs worldwide. He has built over a dozen plants in five different computerized maintenance management systems and headed major CMMS improvement projects, striving to streamline and standardize maintenance processes for several international drilling contractors. Mr. Austin has spent the last nine years leading the corporate Maintenance department for three different drilling contractors.

President & CEO

Mr. Kunz has managed operations and marketing for offshore drilling rigs (platforms, jackups and accommodation barges) for over 36 years. He is the former Vice President of Offshore Operations for a major international contractor.

CFO

Mr. Kjelsås holds a Master of Science degrees from the Norwegian School of Economics and Business Administration and London Business School. Previous work experience includes financial analyst positions at Vital Forsikring AS, Elcon Securities AS.

COO

Mr. Cadigan has over 22 years of management system and executive leadership experience in the contract drilling industry. He has participated in several company startups and is the former Vice President & Co-Founder of an offshore drilling company. His experience includes both small regional startups to large multinational offshore drillers with a broad exposure to overseeing the operational and safety aspects of the business.

Sr. VP of Engineering

Mr. Wood has spent his career managing the design and execution of offshore drillings rigs. He has over 22 years of industry experience and was the former Project Engineer for a major international contractor.

Sr. VP of Finance and Administration

Mr. Lenfant is a Certified Public Accountant and has more than 30 years of experience in finance and accounting. He is a retired audit partner at Deloitte and has served in various financial leadership positions during his career. His experience includes Securities and Exchange Commission filings, initial public offerings, mergers and acquisitions, business valuations, treasury management, and budgets and cash forecasts.

Director of Marketing

Mr. Soule has over 21 years of drilling industry experience in operations and marketing of both land and deepwater units. He is the former Marketing Support Manager for Pride International.

Director of Quality, HSE & Training

Mr. O’Steen has over 16 years of QHSET and Operational experience in both offshore and land contract drilling operations. He formerly implemented and managed QHSET programs for a major international drilling contractor and has extensive knowledge in QHSE systems.

Director of Assets & Certification

Mr. Austin has over 20 years of technical, electrical, and maintenance management experience both onboard and supporting rigs worldwide. He has built over a dozen plants in five different computerized maintenance management systems and headed major CMMS improvement projects, striving to streamline and standardize maintenance processes for several international drilling contractors. Mr. Austin has spent the last nine years leading the corporate Maintenance department for three different drilling contractors.