Maxoil makes senior appointment to drive global growth strategy

9 Jun 2014

Maxoil Solutions has appointed a Corporate Strategy Advisor to drive the company’s ambitious global growth strategy

Bill Cochrane has been installed in the position and will now work with Maxoil’s senior management team to expand its operations internationally.

He joins the company with a wealth of industry experience, having held specialist roles across a range of disciplines – including within the technical, operational and business development arenas – over the course of 38 years.

Most recently, Bill was Director, Business Development Americas, for energy giant, Wood Group PSN. Prior to that, he was Managing Director of ODL; a Wood Group company, which employs 180 people worldwide.

Bill’s responsibilities will see him build on the impressive success enjoyed by Maxoil’s international bases in Aberdeen, London, Houston, Stavanger, Kuala Lumpur and Perth, Australia, to establish the company as the industry leader in oil and gas consultancy and troubleshooting.

Bill commented: “I am extremely excited to be joining Maxoil, which is made up of a team of experts, and I look forward to drawing on my experience to assist the company in developing into a truly internationally-recognised leader in its specialist areas.”

Managing Director of Maxoil, Mel Dow, added: “We’re thrilled to welcome someone of Bill’s calibre to Maxoil. He’s exceptionally well experienced and, through tapping into his unrivalled industry expertise, I’ve no doubt he’ll play a key role in further expanding our operations across the globe.”

Maxoil Solutions offers a range of process engineering and production chemistry consultancy services to the global oil and gas industry, enabling clients to achieve process performance optimisation. 

The company accomplishes this by applying effective knowledge to new projects and operating assets gained from actual operations experience. 

The firm has specialist areas of expertise in operations assurance, flow assurance, fluids separation, produced water management, sand and solids management, gas treatment and transport, troubleshooting, advanced diagnostics and de-bottlenecking.

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