Mr. Scott has served as Director of Business Development since July 2015 with NorAm Drilling.
Mr. Scott has over 17 years’ experience in the oil and gas industry. Prior to NorAm Drilling, Mr. Scott served as Vice President of Business Development at Integrated Drilling Equipment. Prior to joining IDE, he held various Executive Sales positions within the oil & gas industry. His understanding of important industry issues and lasting commitment to virtuous business friendships is paramount to NorAm Drilling’s success.
Mr. Scott is a member of the IADC and AADE.
Mr. Luker re-joined NorAm Drilling in June of 2023 and currently serves as HSE Manager. Mr. Luker previously worked for NorAm Drilling from August 2010 through December 2019 and was responsible for the development and implementation of NorAm’s current HS&E program. Will has over 14+ years of experience in Health, Safety and Environment (“HSE”) roles in the oil and gas industry. Mr. Luker will continue to focus on enhancements and development of NorAm’s HS&E program to create the safest working environment for all our employees, assets and operations.
Mr. Furuly joined the Company in August 2022. Since 2019, he has served as a VP of Finance and Investor Relations at SFL Corporation Ltd. Mr. Furuly was previously a senior equity research analyst covering the shipping industry at Carnegie Investment Bank and was prior to that employed in the Carnegie’s investment banking division focusing on shipping, oil service and offshore industries. Mr. Furuly holds a BBA degree with a specialisation in finance from BI Norwegian Business School.
Ole B. Hjertaker serves as Chief Executive Officer and Director of SFL Corporation Ltd., a U.S listed company with a large portfolio of vessels and drilling rigs employed on long-term contracts. Mr Hjertaker is also a Director of Frontline Ltd., a world leading provider of seaborne transportation of crude oil and refined products.
Mr. Hjertaker holds a Master of Science degree from the Norwegian School of Economics and Business and has extensive corporate and investment banking experience prior to SFL Corporation, mainly within the Maritime and Transportation industries.
Jan Erik Klepsland has served as Director in NorAm since June 2023. Mr. Klepsland is an Investment Director in Seatankers Management Norway AS where he is responsible for overseeing and managing various public and private investments. Mr. Klepsland also serves as a board member of Archer Limited and Northern Ocean Ltd. Prior to joining Seatankers, he held the position as Partner at ABG Sundal Collier and prior to that Director in Nordea. He has experience within equity/debt financing, M&A and restructuring. He holds a MSc in Finance from Norwegian School of Economics (NHH).
Christopher J. Baker is the President and Chief Executive Officer of KLX Energy Services. Previously, Mr. Baker served as President and Chief Executive Officer and as a member of the board of directors of QES from 2019 to 2020. Mr. Baker previously served as Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer of QES from its formation in 2017 to 2019 and served in the same role at QES LP since 2014. Mr. Baker previously served as Managing Director-Oilfield Services for the Quintana private equity funds. Prior to joining Quintana, Mr. Baker served as an Associate with Citigroup Global Markets Inc.’s (“Citi”) Corporate and Investment Bank where he conducted corporate finance and valuation activities focused on non-investment grade debt transactions. Mr. Baker attended Louisiana State University, where he earned a B.S. in Mechanical Engineering, and Rice University, where he earned an M.B.A.