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Nov 17, 2021
"Chris brings over 16 years of energy industry experience to Well-Safe Solutions, with the majority of career in the integrated well abandonment and offshore drilling sectors. Prior to this role, Chris was responsible for managing the UK commercial activities at a leading global drilling contractor. In addition, Chris has held several senior leadership roles across the North Sea, West Africa and Europe for Tier 1 international service companies," said the company specializing in services related to decommissioning of wells in the mature fields of the North Sea. Hay said: "Well-Safe Solutions occupies a unique position in the exciting decommissioning market, as it owns and operates two world-class, dedicated plug and abandonment (P&A) rigs with highly experienced crews." "Through organic growth, Well-Safe Solutions continues to secure new contracts through its innovative P&A Club operating model. I’m thrilled to be joining the organization at a time of considerable progress, and I look forward to further developing a robust business development strategy with the team." Well-Safe Guardian - Credit: Well-Safe Solutions Graeme Murray, Legal and Commercial Director, said: “Attracting Chris into this newly-created role is a strong endorsement of our operating model so far, and will no doubt add further value to our commercial strategy. “Chris will play a key role in the continued expansion of the business, as we look to secure further work for our specialist decommissioning rigs the Well-Safe Guardian and Well-Safe Protector in 2022 and beyond.” Hay holds a Master of Business Administration (MBA) from Robert Gordon University and an MSc in Project Management from the University of Aberdeen. He is also a Member of the Association for Project Management (APM). "The appointment comes during a period of sustained expansion for Well-Safe Solutions, having added 77 employees so far during 2021," Well-Safe said. Earlier this year, Well-Safe secured two major contract wins for the Well-Safe Guardian plugging and abandonment unit, which is set to decommission dozens of wells in the Buchan, Hannay, Banff, and Kyle fields of the UKCS in 2022.