OGTC freshening up its board as six directors exit

SourceEnergy Voice
SectorOil & Gas

OGTC has confirmed it is “refreshing” its board after documents showed a raft of directors had left the Aberdeen-based technology centre.

Co-vice-chairman Trevor Garlick, a former BP North Sea boss, has departed the organisation, according to files published by Companies House.

Well-kent industry and business chiefs Melfort Campbell, Paul de Leeuw and Neil Sims — appointed as directors in January 2017, a month before OGTC’s official launch — have also left.

The exits of Mikki Corcoran, of Schlumberger, and Karl Leydecker, senior vice-principal at Aberdeen University, who joined OGTC in 2020 and 2019, takes the total number of leavers to six.

Several existing board members remain in place, including the other co-vice-chairman, Mike Fleming, Oil and Gas Authority chief executive Andy Samuel, Tendeka’s Gillian King, Spirit Energy’s Neil McCulloch, and Jeff Corray.

And OGTC chief executive Colette Cohen and chairman Martin Gilbert hold their positions.

In a statement, OGTC — the new name for the Oil and Gas Technology Centre — said the boardroom revamp would...read more...