SUBC Engineering Ltd Announces Two New Appointments and Introduces New Training Course

SUBC Engineering Ltd, a specialist provider of subsea BOP engineering personnel with subsea and hydraulic training, is now providing Accumulator training course at its new training facility. The company has also moved to strengthen its training and engineering divisions with the appointment of two new employees.

Paul Potter joins SUBC Engineering Ltd as training/project manager. Paul Potter has 34 years of experience in the oil and gas industry and he holds BSc, MSc and PhD. He is a member of the Society of Petroleum Engineers, the Society for Underwater Technology, the Institute of Marine Engineers, Scientists and Technologists and is both a Chartered Engineer and a Marine Chartered Engineer. Paul will now be in charge and will manage SUBC training department.

Chris Adam joins as subsea superintendent. Chris has been working on various rigs as Senior Subsea Engineer worldwide for the five years since the inception of SUBC Engineering Ltd. In his new role he will be heavily involved in training and offshore employees’ competency.

SUBC Training department has also developed a one day practical Accumulator course due to the increase in demand from Aberdeen based clients, who have expressed the need for their personnel to gain more experience with accumulators. Accumulator is a hands-on course, which covers the safe operation and maintenance of high pressure accumulators. The course includes topics such as safety practises, repair, overhaul and inspection and different applications using hydraulic circuits.

This new course is accredited by International Association of Drilling Contractors Drilling Industry Training (IADC DIT) and British Fluid Power Association (BFPA).The training takes place in the new SUBC Training Centre, located just next to the main offices in East Tullos.

Colin Burney, managing director, said: “These appointments of Paul and Chris are hugely important for us and significantly enhance our expertise. Both appointments and our new training centre in Aberdeen will enhance our training capabilities and we will be able to offer even more hands-on practical training sessions, which are so important for offshore industry”.


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