Reactive Downhole Tools appoint new US business manager

Stacey Avalos
Stacey Avalos

Aberdeen-based Reactive Downhole Tools has marked its fourth year of trading with the appointment of a business development manager in Texas, USA.

Stacey Avalos joins the management team and will be based at Reactive’s 30,000 sq ft Houston office and facility, which was launched in 2013 and represented an investment of $5 million.

 Her experience includes a seven-year period with Baker Hughes which comprised a number of field engineer roles, and latterly a post as operations manager for which she led engineering teams and projects, whilst handling profit and loss (P&L) for West Central Area completions.

Mike Allen, Chief Executive, said: “Since Reactive’s inception, we’ve grown from a team of two, to a multinational business employing 25 people and holding both ISO 9001 and ISO 29001 quality accreditation.

“We have recently reached a significant landmark with the recent the installation of our 24,000th packer in just four years, which really is testament to the quality of our products, services and open and trustworthy approach.”

Aberdeen-based Seacroft Marine Consultants has appointed a marine manager as the company expands its capabilities in more technically challenging offshore marine projects.

Paul Young
Paul Young

Master Mariner Paul Young has joined a team of 14 staff and 50 consultants as the firm targets growth opportunities on the back of recent contract wins.

He has most recently been in key positions on some of the biggest projects in the North Sea, including the Maersk Oil Gryphon Area Recovery Project and the EnQuest Producer Transportation and Installation Project.

Launched in 1995 by Captain Roderick MacSween, Seacroft has been owned and operated by the founder’s daughter Jennifer Fraser and technical director Michael Cowlam since 2004.

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