RIG People

RIG People Gallery Is Now Live on FIRST Online

Service anniversaries, wedding, birth and other announcements including special accomplishments by employees and their families are now available any time for employees here. The gallery will be updated monthly and photos of employees celebrating 30 or more years with the company will continue to be featured in Beacon magazine. Congratulations to all celebrating service anniversaries from June through October 2011 and thank you for your passion and commitment.

40 years

Terence Dixon (right) Deckpusher, Deepwater Expedition, receives his 40-year service anniversary award from Rig Manager Andrey Andreev, Malaysian Sector. 





35 years

Jacques Vieillevigne, OIM, Trident 20, receives his 35-year service plaque.





Ronald Davis, OIM, Rig 141, receives his 35-year recognition plaque. He joined the company in 1976 working as a Rig Superintendent on Trident 9 and has worked on several other Transocean rigs including Trident 19, Searex 11, Hibiscus, Sedco 602, IO III and Mercury.

John Kirkham, Rig Manager - Drilling & Performance, GSF Galveston Key, receives his 35-year service pin from Tran Ngoc, Operations Manager, Vietnam.




30 years

Jim Pattilo (right), OIM, Trident 15, celebrates his 30-year service anniversary with the crew: Paisarn Prasong, Roustabout; Surasak K., Floorhand; Pongphun Yangkhun, Mud Logger I-LOG; Winai H., Floorhand; Doug Cunningham, Barge Master; Patcharaporn P., RMP; Chaem Nutthong, Crane Operator; Sonthaya N., Driller; Opas Prinyawat, DD; Saran Oraphan, Derrickman; and David Chilton, Toolpusher.

Doug Cunningham, Barge Master, Trident 15, receives his 30-year award from Jim Pattilo (left), OIM; and Pathompong Sintoonava, Chevron Drill Site Manager.




Mark Hruz (right), OIM, GSF Key Manhattan, receives congratulations from Georges Layre, Rig Manager – Performance, on his 30-year service anniversary.





Dave McEwen (left), HR Manager, North Sea, and Ihab Toma (right), Executive Vice President, Operations, congratulate Paul King and his wife, Edwina, on Paul’s retirement after 37 years with the company. Adrian Rose has been serving as the new Managing Director of the North Sea Division. 

Performance Rig Manager John Somerville (right), Rig 140, wishes Chief Electrician Serge Teyssier a happy and fulfilling retirement.