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Andrew Stannard assumes the role as Chief Operating Officer for AGR’s UK and Africa business

Published: 05.09.19

Andrew joins our Management team.

We are pleased to announce that Andrew Stannard will lead our business unit in the UK and Africa and will become a member of the company’s global Management team.

Andrew succeeds highly respected, long term region manager Ian Burdis who will continue as EVP of the UK & Africa region with the main responsibility for the leadership of existing alliance projects and the building of future consortium and integrated assignments.

Svein Sollund, CEO at AGR says, “I’m very pleased that Andrew has decided to join our international team, bringing with him his excellent leadership skills and over 30 years’ experience in the oil and gas industry. I am confident he and Ian will successfully build our business to meet the growing market demand and at the same time develop new commercial models adding value to our clients’ projects.”

Commenting on his appointment, Stannard said, “I look forward to leading AGR’s highly experienced teams and daily business in its next phase of development.” 

Ian Burdis comments, “It has become clear through our recent strategy development process that contractor collaboration to deliver integrated development and P&A projects is an increasingly important feature in the industry going forward and one which requires a dedicated resource to develop. I am excited by the opportunity to focus on the creation of alliance and consortium business models for AGR.”

With its operational hub in Aberdeen, our UK and Africa business unit supports oil companies and E&P investors in all aspects of well engineering studies, drilling project management, Software and the placing of technical manpower.

If you would like to get in touch with Ian and Andrew, please call our Aberdeen office at +44 1224 629 000 or send E-mail to,

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