Precision Drilling’s Kevin Neveu to lead 2014 Drilling Conference

Posted on 06 March 2013

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Kevin Neveu, president and CEO of Precision Drilling, has been named chairman of the 2014 IADC/SPE Drilling Conference, to be held 4-6 March in Fort Worth, Texas.

Kevin Neveu, president and CEO of Precision Drilling, has been named chairman of the 2014 IADC/SPE Drilling Conference, to be held 4-6 March in Fort Worth, Texas. The event provides the opportunity for producers, contractors and service company professionals to meet, discuss, evaluate and share ideas to advance worldwide drilling operations, promote solutions to common problems and improve overall efficiency and profitability. “It’s a privilege to serve as chairman of the industry’s premier drilling event. I look forward to working with my peers around the world to deliver an inspiring program for the 2014 conference,” he said.

Mr Neveu was appointed CEO and a director of Precision Drilling in August 2007 and became president and CEO in January 2009. Prior to joining Precision, he was previously president of the Rig Solutions Group of National Oilwell Varco (NOV) in Houston, where he was responsible for the company’s drilling equipment business. Over the previous 25 years, Mr Neveu held senior management positions in London, Moscow, Houston, Edmonton and Calgary with NOV and its predecessor companies.

Mr Neveu holds a Bachelor of Science degree and is a graduate of the Faculty of Engineering at the University of Alberta. He is a Professional Engineer as designated by the Association of Professional Engineers, Geologists and Geophysicists of Alberta. In 2002, Mr Neveu completed the Advanced Management Program at the Harvard Business School.

He was appointed to the IADC Board of Directors and as a member of the IADC Executive Committee in January 2010. He serves on the boards of RigNet and Bonanza Creek Energy,  has been a director of the Heart and Stroke Foundation of Alberta since 2009 and is a director for a not-for-profit national sports governing organization. In 2012 he became a member of the Canadian Council of Chief Executives and a member of the Advisory Council for the School of Public Policy at the University of Calgary.

 

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