Mr. Mannering has over 30 years experience in the energy industry. From 2008, Mr. Mannering has been President of Rig Management at Schlumberger and is currently responsible for rigs contracted by IPM and for the Schlumberger equity participation in Schlumberger rig joint ventures. He is Chairman of Saxon Energy Services, a Canadian based international drilling contractor with 95 land rigs, and sits on the board of Schlumberger Oilfield UK. Mr. Mannering joined Schlumberger's drilling contracting organization, Sedco Forex, in 1985 where he went on to take various managerial responsibilities including the overall responsibility for the land and offshore fleet in the Middle East and S.E. Asia. In 1999 he became Managing Director for Schlumberger Oilfield Services UK with responsibility for all of Schlumberger's N. Sea Operations. Mr. Mannering is a mechanical engineer with first class Honors from Southampton University UK.
Frederik W. Mohn - Chairman
Johan Kr Mikkelsen