2019 IADC Officers
Kevin Neveu, Chairman, Precision Drilling Corp
Kevin A. Neveu is President and Chief Executive Officer and a Director of Precision Drilling Corp and has held these positions since joining the company in 2007. Mr Neveu has 35 years of experience in the oilfield services sector, holding technical, marketing, management and senior leadership positions over his career. Previously, Mr Neveu was President of the Rig Solutions Group of National Oilwell Varco in Houston and held senior management positions with it and its predecessor companies in London, Moscow, Houston, Edmonton and Calgary.
Mr Neveu currently serves as a Director at Finning International and is a former board member of Bonanza Creek Energy and Rig Net. He is also a member of the Advisory Board for The Heart and Stroke Foundation of Alberta and an Advisor for the University of Calgary’s School of Public Policy.
Mr Neveu holds a Bachelor of Science degree and is a graduate of the Faculty of Engineering at the University of Alberta and a registered Professional Engineer in the province of Alberta. He has also completed the Harvard Advanced Management Program in Boston, Mass.
Julie Robertson, Vice Chairman, Noble Corp
Julie J. Robertson was named Chairman of the Board, President and Chief Executive Officer of Noble Corp in January 2018. Previously, she served as Executive Vice President of the company from February 2006 and as Senior Vice President – Administration from July 2001 to February 2006. Ms Robertson also served continuously as Corporate Secretary of Noble from December 1993 until assuming the Chairman’s role in 2018. She also served as Vice President – Administration of Noble Drilling from 1996 to July 2001.
In 1994, Ms Robertson became Vice President – Administration of Noble Drilling Services. From 1989 to 1994, Ms Robertson served consecutively as Manager of Benefits and Director of Human Resources for Noble Drilling Services. Prior to 1989, Ms Robertson served consecutively in the positions of Risk and Benefits Manager and Marketing Services Coordinator for a predecessor subsidiary of Noble, beginning in 1979. She earned a Bachelor of Journalism degree from the University of Texas at Austin and attended the Advanced Management Program at the Harvard School of Business.
Scott McReaken, Secretary/Treasurer, Northern Drilling Group
Scott McReaken was appointed Chief Executive Officer of the Northern Drilling Group in December 2018. Prior to this appointment, Mr McReaken had been a part of the Seadrill group companies since 2012, where he served as Chief Executive Officer and Director of Sevan Drilling and Chief Financial Officer of North Atlantic Drilling.
Mr McReaken has over 15 years of experience in the offshore drilling industry, which includes various leadership roles in the United States, North Sea, West Africa and South America. Mr McReaken began his career at Arthur Andersen and is a Certified Public Accountant and Certified Internal Auditor.
He holds a degree in business administration from the University of Texas at Austin.
2019 IADC Division Vice Presidents
Roddie Mackenzie, Division VP Offshore, Transocean
Roddie Mackenzie serves as Senior Vice President, Marketing, Innovation & Industry Relations for Transocean. In addition to leading the company’s marketing organization, he is responsible for identifying innovative technologies that create demonstrable value for Transocean’s customers and differentiate Transocean from its competitors. Mr Mackenzie previously served as Vice President, Marketing and Contracts, Managing Director, Business Development and Strategic Accounts, and as a Marketing Director, with increasing roles of responsibility in the United States, France and Dubai. He brings more than 20 years of industry experience and, prior to his time in marketing, served in various operational and project roles around the globe, starting his career at Transocean as a rig-based engineer in 1997. He has worked on all manner of drilling rigs in Algeria, Nigeria, Cameroon, Angola, Brazil and the US Gulf of Mexico.
Mr Mackenzie serves on various committees for the Offshore Energy Center and previously served in numerous roles for IADC chapters in Houston, Brazil and Dubai.
Mr Mackenzie graduated from the Harvard Business School Advanced Management Program in 2016 and received his bachelor’s degree from the University of Strathclyde in Civil Engineering with Environmental Studies in 1997.
Scott Mckee, Division VP North America Onshore, Cactus Drilling Company
Scott McKee is Vice President for Marketing at Cactus Drilling Company in Oklahoma City. Mr McKee began his oilfield career in 2004 and is a past Chairman of the IADC Oklahoma/Texas Panhandle Chapter. Mr McKee is a graduate of West Point and left active duty as a combat veteran and Army Captain. He is also a member of the Oklahoma Independent Petroleum Association and the American Association of Drilling Engineers.
Lee Womble, Division VP Drilling Services, Cameron, a Schlumberger company
Lee Womble is Vice President of Sales for the Cameron Drilling Systems Product Line of Schlumberger, with global responsibility for sales of capital equipment, projects, complete rig solutions and rig upgrades, along with global accounts management. He joined Cameron in 1988 as a Product Design Engineer after receiving his Bachelor of Science degree in mechanical engineering from the University of Texas at Austin.
He received his registered Professional Engineer license from the state of Texas in 1993 and obtained his first patent in 1994. He has since managed engineering, repair operations, manufacturing, field service and sales. Welcome bonus with 50 Starburst Spins and up to £50 extra as the 100% welcome offer. Play your favorite IGT, Amaya, Microgaming, Netent games. Play Reel Spinner slots today! Join Love Island Games for the best mobile slot games experience! Discover top UK Slots site.
Mr Womble has held numerous positions throughout his 30-year career, including Design Engineer, Repair and Sales Manager, Regional Manager, Director and now Vice President since 2007. He has lived and worked in locations including the US, Saudi Arabia, Egypt, Indonesia and Malaysia and has served on committees for API, AADE, IADC and the Joint Industry Task Force.
Jason McFarland, President, IADC
Jason McFarland serves as the association’s President. He previously held the dual positions of Vice President of Corporate Development and Chief of Staff. Mr McFarland graduated summa cum laude from the University of Houston – Downtown Campus with a bachelor’s degree in business management.
He has served in numerous capacities during his career at IADC, including management and oversight of the association’s publications and membership departments; staff support for the Ethics, Contracts and Technical Publications committees; and liaison for IADC’s global network of chapters.