Laurence Ayling TD.
MA. FEI. FIMechE. FSUT. - Based in Ireland. After 19 years in Shell International, SEAL and Mobil E&P Projects Management, founded the Maris Companies in 1977. Lt. Col. Commander - Shell, BP & Esso Fuel Supply Teams Royal Engineers for 10 years. 8 World Awards for Innovation. (CCS, CDM, SLR, Fish Ranch, Power and Mining). Founded CDL in 2000 and LAMA in 2014. Directing JIPs (Joint Industry Projects), funded by Oil Companies & facilitated by the UK Government’s ITF Organisation. Energy Institute - Lifetime Achievement Award.
CA. - Based in UK. Over 40 years of experience in the Offshore Oil and Gas industry. Offshore Services and Business Development Director of Land & Marine Engineering Ltd. Became a Director of Maris International Limited in 2000, and Projects Administrator for the first JIP sponsored by the Industry Technical Facilitator (ITF) and all Royalties and Patents management and advice, since then for Maris, CDL and LAMA.
PA, PR & Marketing. - Visited 55 Countries; Resided in 9 Countries. Fluent Swedish, English & French; Working German and Spanish. Ambassadorial and Diplomatic services in Thailand, Qatar and the Emirates. Involved in promoting many successful international business ventures. Responsible for accessing the initial funding for Maris and the CCS in 1999; subsequently for PR and promotion at Conferences and Exhibitions (Houston OTC, Stavanger ONS, Ravenna OMC, Abu Dhabi ADIPEC, Doha Qater, Barcelona SPE & Houston World Oil HPHT).
Structural Designer - Oil and gas processes design. General structural design for 36 years. For: Kvaerner, Statoil, ConocoPhillips, KBR, AMEC, Aker Maritime, J P Kenny, John Brown, Saipem, Maris International, Mustang, and Worley Parsons. Specialised in the study and detail design of most offshore structures, including top sides, jackets, subsea, pipelines, drilling and FPSO. Very specialised in graphics and animation; responsible for the Continuous Circulation animations and presentations of the new automated land and seabed rigs for Maris and CDL.
MIMechE, FEI, Chartered Petroleum Engineer, SPE. Professional engineer with over forty years of international experience in oil and gas, exploration and production drilling operations: Over twenty five years with BP; and twenty years as an independent consultant. Management of drilling operations and drilling engineering, both on and offshore, in the North Sea, Middle East and North Africa. (Includes multi-rig operations in Iran and offshore Abu Dhabi). Design, development and testing of new drilling technology. Preparation and presentation of technical papers to SPE conferences. Participation in well fire and well control survey following liberation of Kuwait in 1991. Senior Drilling Advisor to the Maris CCS Joint Industry Project, since 1999. Operations advisor to UK company drilling exploration/appraisal wells offshore the Falkland Islands
BSc CEng - Offshore Oil Industry. Offshore and Subsea Technology Projects Management. Wide range of offshore marine projects since 1970, ranging from management and project engineering for the design and construction of large North Sea platforms to subsea manifolds and pipelines, and developing specialist equipment for drilling and underwater operations.. Britoil Representative in Norway during the hook-up of Statfjord A and installation of Statfjord C. Conoco Lead Engineer on Heidrun, responsible for the design and fabrication of the subsea water injection manifolds. He was the Maris Engineering Manager for the Continuous Circulation System, which became the Varco CCS. Representing the JIP Partners at Varco and drill sites where the prototype was being tested. Currently involved in transfer technology to wave energy and wind power projects and advice to Maris International on CC Technology Development.