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Ben Cannell

Innovation Director

Ben serves as Innovation Director at Aquaterra Energy. He is a Chartered Fellow of the Management Institute (CMgr FCMI) and holds a First Class Honours Degree in Engineering Management from the University of Lincoln.

Ben is responsible for driving innovation across our oil & gas and energy transition service and product lines. He has spearheaded the development and launch of numerous riser/subsea related products to date, including our 15k PSI AQC-SR and CW connectors, legacy well re-entry and abandonment services for CCS and the digitalisation of both existing and new services.

Ben began his offshore career with Schlumberger E Line in 2002 where he held various roles throughout that time, ranging from multiline memory production and cement bond logging, to perforating, well control and open hole logging. In 2008 he left Schlumberger to join Aquaterra Energy as a Project Engineer, responsible for delivering riser systems and associated equipment for subsea drilling and completion programmes.