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Richard Sands

Business Manager at Moorhouse Drilling & Completions

Richard began his career in the oil and gas industry with British Petroleum when he was 18 years old and achieved a Bachelor of Technology first class honours degree in Mechanical Engineering whilst working on BP oil process sites.

Fast forward 30 years and Richard’s career has taken him through BP’s development programme as a formally trained drilling engineer, senior roles in supervision and engineering for international and domestic Operators with a range of experience both onshore and offshore.  Involvement in deep well operations includes conventional oil and gas (including High Temperature High Pressure), coal bed methane, cavity gas storage, geothermal and shale. Richard started Moorhouse Drilling & Completions in 1994 to provide planning, well engineering and operational management to the onshore UK oil and gas sector.