Nigel McKim has over 30 years of experience in field development planning and production in the oil and gas industry. His most recent roles were as Chief Operations Officer for UK AIM listed MX Oil and, prior to that, the privately held Nobel Upstream. In both companies he was responsible for the technical capabilities and management of assets in Nigeria and Mexico in the former case and Texas, the UK and Azerbaijan in the latter.
Prior to Nobel Upstream, he held the position of Director Pre-Developments for Hess, based in London and with global responsibilities for appraisal and early field development planning in Hess’ conventional oil and gas business. Previously he was employed as West Africa Asset Manager at Vitol, Subsurface Manager for Business Development activities and the Liverpool Bay Project at BHP Billiton and started in the industry working as a Reservoir Engineer for Shell International in Oman and The Netherlands and as an Operations Engineer in Gabon.
Nigel holds a BSc (Hons) in Civil Engineering from Bristol University and an MSc in Petroleum Engineering from Imperial College London, he is a Chartered Engineer.