Vice President Drilling & Wells
Total Unconventional Gas
A Master’s graduate from one of the top French Engineering Schools - Ecole Centrale - he has spent almost 15 years in the Exploration and Production industry in various affiliates of Total.
Bjorn joined Total in 2007. He developed his competencies through various assignments drilling HP/HT reservoirs in UK, initiating subsea developments in Congo, redesigning artificial lift onshore in Yemen and even fighting mature field decline in Qatar.
In his career path, he benefited from 2 transverse experiences: a first one to develop new sand control technics in TOTAL R&D headquarters, and a second one to lead the cost reduction program in Qatar after 2014 oil crisis.
In 2016, Bjorn moved to Congo taking charge of Drilling and Wells operations for all mature fields of Total E&P Congo.
Moving back to the Middle East in 2019, Bjorn Viguerie, is the Vice President Drilling & Wells of TOTAL Unconventional Gas UAE. In his new role, he now explores the shale gas of UAE, with the objective to prove its huge potential.
When he is not trying to beat the drilling speed record or to increase the productivity of one well, he likes playing squash, football or travelling with his family and friend.