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Thursday, 2 November 2017, 6 p.m., Edinburgh

Neil McCulloch, COO, North Sea, Enquest

Sponsorship provided by Scottish Oil Club (Students).

Please make your finalised booking before Monday, 30th October 2017.

Royal Scots Club, 29 Abercromby Place, Edinburgh, EH3 6QE.

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Funding for student participation from member universities provided by Scottish Oil Club.


Neil McCulloch has held a broad array of senior management positions in the oil and gas sector. Neil joins EnQuest PLC from OMV AG of Austria where he held the role of Senior Vice President Production & Engineering. Prior to joining OMV AG, Neil worked for BG Group plc and was the Vice President & Asset General Manager, UK Upstream, with accountability for the delivery of BG's UK North Sea business. During this time Neil was a Board Member of Oil and Gas UK and was an active senior member of Step Change for Safety. In 2009, he took up the role of General Manager Operations & Production with functional accountability for BG Group's worldwide production operations. From 2005 to 2009, he was based in Egypt, where he initially held the role of General Manager and Managing Director of Rashid Petroleum Company and Burullus Gas Company, joint operating companies that were responsible for BG Group's upstream Mediterranean operations. Latterly he became President and Asset General Manager of BG Egypt, overseeing upstream and midstream (LNG) activities. From 2001 to 2005, Neil was the Asset Manager for the Armada Gas Hub, BG's flagship UKCS development. He also held responsibility for BG's key non-operated assets including the Total operated Elgin Franklin fields, and the BP operated Everest and Lomond fields. During this period, he increased the lifespan of the Armada Hub with new equity and third party business, including the first cross-border tie back of a Norwegian field to a UK platform. Neil began his career as a graduate trainee with British Gas E&P Ltd and from 1996-2001 worked in various technical consultancy and investment banking roles. Neil is a graduate of Cambridge University and Heriot Watt University and holds a Master's Degree in Petroleum Engineering with Distinction. He is a chartered member of the Institution of Materials Minerals and Mining, the Institution of Gas Engineers and Managers, and a member of the Society of Petroleum Engineers.


Neither video nor audio recording is permitted at this event.

Members and guests are invited to convene between 17:30 and 18:00 for coffee/tea and biscuits (pay-bar available). Meeting commences at 18:00. An opportunity for informal discussion between members and guests will follow the presentation in the Cocktail Bar where a pay-bar is available until commencement of the Discussion Dinner (Chatham House Rule) at about 20:00.

Menu: Sun dried tomato orzo pasta with wild garlic salad ~ Grilled fillet of sea trout, caper berry sauce, seasonal vegetables & potatoes ~ Lemon tart with orange cream ~ Coffee and mints

Wine: Brise de France Sauvignon Blanc Languedoc France 2015 and Brise de France Merlot Languedoc France 2015

Special Venue Information

The Royal Scots Club offers SOC members special overnight rates for the night of the SOC meeting. Contact the Royal Scots Club on +44-131-556-4270 or book here.


Bookings for dinner are required. Bookings for you to attend only the presentation are normally not required (unless specified otherwise for a particular event), but we would appreciate if you could let us know anyway since we need to monitor the total head-count. There is no charge for attending the presentation-only.

Send your booking request by email to: bookings@scottishoilclub.org.uk. Please be specific about what you are booking for.

Cost: £35.00 inclusive of VAT.

For more information on booking and paying, see How to Book and Pay.

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