Managing Director TOTAL E&P UAE Unconventional Gas B.V.
Kevin Hannaford has been Managing Director of TOTAL E&P UAE Unconventional Gas B.V since the end of 2020. In partnership with ADNOC, TOTAL is exploring the region’s first historic unconventional gas concession (Ruwais Diyab) with the aim to deliver the first unconventional source of gas in UAE.
After earning a Degree in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Edinburgh in 1985, Kevin initially worked for Exxon Chemicals and Schlumberger before joining TOTAL in 1991. He has held a variety of positions around the world working predominantly in the fields of Drilling, Production and General Management.
Kevin received an Innovation Award for “Innovative Operations management strategies to extend field life and increase ultimate reserves of the Canyon Express System”.
In addition, Kevin was the author of the SPE Paper “Agenda Pichana Gas Development Key Parameters for a Successful Well Design”, and he has been co-author of other SPE papers.