News Room / John Scrimgeour
John is a C-Suite oil & gas executive with over 35 years of upstream experience. He has wide experience in international government relations and petroleum contracts and a proven track record of maximising returns from oil and gas properties.
John is currently Emeritus Adviser to the Aberdeen Institute of Energy, University of Aberdeen and previously sat on the boards of the OGTC and of Opportunity North East Oil and Gas. Previously, he was COO of Gaelic Energy, a start-up oil company focused on small pools in the UKCS and the Technical and Exploration Director of Pentex, a UK independent oil and gas company.
John has been a Regional Manager for PetroCanada’s European businesses (in the UK, Norway and the Netherlands) and has also managed the restructuring of this business, post-merger with Suncor. He has managed the development and production of numerous oil and gas fields and has an excellent track record of project delivery and of increasing production from mature assets.
John holds a BSc (Hons) degree in Civil Engineering from the University of Aberdeen and a master’s degree in Petroleum Engineering from Imperial College, London
A C-suite Oil and Gas Executive with over 35 years of upstream experience