Vice Chairman, Romanian Black Sea Titleholders Association (RBSTA)
30 years experience in senior operational leadership and managerial positions
During the past 30 years, Mark has held increasingly senior operational leadership and managerial positions internationally in companies both public and private including Director General of Midia Resources SRL, the Romanian subsidiary of Sterling Resources Ltd., President of Carthage Energy and its subsidiary Carthage Hydro, Vice-President of Petrokazakhstan, COO of Western Facilities, and President and Founder of Croft Offshore Oil Ltd.
Mark holds a Bachelor of Science degree (Honours) in Mechanical Engineering from Queens University in Kingston, Ontario and a Master of Business Administration degree from the London Business School in the UK.
17 years international experience in O&G Field Development Projects and Operations
Ludovic has 17 years international experience in O&G Field Development Projects and Operations. He began his carreer in Saipem in 2002 as Field Engineer on board Heavy Offshore vessels with several assignments in West Africa (Nigeria, Congo, Angola) & Black Sea (Blue Stream). Leaving Saipem in 2005, Ludovic joined Perenco as a production engineer in Gabon before coming back to Project Managers position in Tunisia then in Gabon. Ludovic joined TOTAL E&P Branch late 2010 in Yemen then Russia on senior project positions on large-scale LNG projects. In 2014, Ludovic was transferred to TOTAL Austral in Argentina as Project director.
Ludovic is graduated in Mechnical Engineering from Ecole Centrale Paris (ECP) in France.
25 years of HSE experience in the offshore oil & gas sector
Cristian joined Black Sea Oil & Gas in May 2016 as HSE Manager. In this capacity, Cristian is responsible for coordinating the company's health, safety and environmental functions.
Cristian has more than 25 years of HSE experience in the offshore oil & gas sector. He started his career with Petromar Constanta and reached the position of Production Platforms Maintenance Chief Engineer. In 2005, he held various HSE positions with OMV Petrom before moving to OMV Tunisia in 2011 as Senior HSE Manager for Non-Operated Joint Ventures (Serept and TPS). In 2013 he rejoined OMV Petrom to manage the HSE & Risk activities for Neptun Block Deepwater Development, from where he moved to Diamond Offshore Drilling International Romanian Team, the drilling contractor of ExxonMobil for Neptun Deepwater Drilling in early 2014.
Cristian is a graduate in Mechanical Engineering from Iasi Gh. Asachi Polytechnical University, Romania, holds a Master’s Degree in OH&S Risk Assessment and Management and a NEBOSH IGC and OGC Certification.
Human Resources Manager
20 years experience as a Human Resources Manager
Daniela has over 20 years’ experience as a Human Resources Manager in a wide range of diverse industries including industrial and manufacturing environments as well as in marketing and sales driven Fast Moving Consumer Goods. She started her career in Personnel with Tofan Group, the largest independent tyre producer and distributor in Romania and was promoted to Human Resources Manager before moving to Assay Abloy Romania, a global leader in door solutions, as HR Manager. Daniela then took on the role of Human Resources Manager for Manufacturing and Logistics in Star Foods and finally, over an 11-year period, as HR Business Partner for PepsiCo Romania.
Daniela graduated with a BA in Mechanical Engineering from Polytechnic University of Bucharest.
11 years of experience in Accounting & Taxation
Daniela has over 11 years of experience in Accounting & Taxation.
Daniela joined BSOG in 2016 as Chief Accountant, now being in charge or managing BSOG’s Finance Department. Previously working at Fidexpert SRL, the former accounting and consultancy company of Midia Resources SRL, Daniela was involved in the 2012 offshore drilling campaign in XV Midia Shallow block in and in the Carlyle International Energy Partners’ takeover in 2015.
Daniela graduated from Bucharest University of Economic Studies, with a Master’s Degree in Accounting, Audit and Management Information Systems and is a Chartered Accountant since 2012.
12 years of experience in energy & natural resources in Romania
Oana is a lawyer with over 12 years of experience in energy & natural resources in Romania.
She gathered significant experience in project development and was involved in the planning and execution of some of the most challenging projects in the field.
Oana has been with the company since 2012 and for the past 5 years lead the legal, regulatory and advocacy efforts of BSOG.
Oana is a graduate of the Faculty of Law of Nicolae Titulescu University in Bucharest.
11 years of experience in the oil and gas industry
She acts as the conscience of the organization and is behind all the information about BSOG that appears in the public space.
Ana-Maria is with the company since 2009 and is in charge with BSOG’s internal and external communications and social responsibility activities since 2016.
She has 11 years of experience in the oil and gas industry, mostly offshore, being involved in all the stages of an oil & gas project lifecycle. She is also part of the Environmental and Social Impact Assessment (ESIA) team which manages the impacts of the MGD Project in the community and BSOG’s media expert in the Romanian Black Sea Titleholders Association (RBSTA).
Ana-Maria is a graduate in Political Sciences from the University of Bucharest and holds a Master’s degree in Business Communication from the Academy of Economic Studies in Bucharest.
Ana-Maria is certified in Public Relations from the Chartered Institute of Public Relations in the UK.
17 years’ experience in oil & gas industry
Bogdan has 17 years’ experience in oil & gas industry, on both onshore and offshore projects, with skills covering design, engineering, fabrication and management.
Bogdan joined Black Sea Oil & Gas in April 2016 as Project Engineer and 4 months after he was assigned as Wellhead Platform Package Manager, responsible to deliver in time and within budget the MGD Project Ana Wellhead Platform.
He began his career as Mechanical Engineer, working with various national and international companies. In September 2012 he joined OMV Petrom, lead oil & gas company in Romania, were he started as Project Engineer, later moving to Project Manager position, managing various offshore brownfield projects with successful delivery of Lebada NAG Project, one of the most important project for OMV Petrom offshore asset.
Bogdan is graduated in Mechanical Engineering from Oil & Gas University in Ploiesti, Romania
16 years of experience in oil & gas industry and in commercial and industrial developments
George has 16 years of experience most of which are in oil & gas industry (both onshore and offshore) but also commercial and industrial developments being skilled on Contracts & Procurement Management as well as on Project Services & Project Controls.
George joined Black Sea Oil & Gas in October 2015 initially as Contract Manager and thereafter in July 2017 was nominated as Contracts & Procurement Manager covering both the exploration and development side of business. Before joining Black Sea Oil & Gas, he worked for Aramco in Saudi Arabia as Contract Advisor within Capital Program Management Division of Gas Operations. Other past roles include Project Services Senior Engineer for OMV Petrom, Site Cost Controller for Maire Tecnimont in Mesaieed, Qatar, Project Controls Cost Analyst with Washington Group International (former Washington Division of URS Corporation, now AECOM) for the Common Sulfur Project in Bucharest and Ras Laffan Industrial City, Qatar.
George is graduated in Civil Engineering from the Technical University of Civil Engineering Bucharest and has a Master’s Degree in Management in Construction from the same university.
20 years experience in IT & Data Management for Oil & Gas Industry
Marian joined Black Sea Oil & Gas in October 2016 as Data Manager. In 2018 he was assigned as IT & Data Manager and he is coordinating all IT & Data Management activities.
Marian has 20 years experience in oil & gas field development projects and operations. He began his career in PetroSoft, the IT&C Subsidiary of OMV Petrom in 2000 as Programmer and after 4 years acted as IT Project Manager for Upstream and Downstream divisions.
Leaving IT&C Division of OMV Petrom in 2008, Marian joined Upstream Division of OMV Petrom as Project Manager for several GIS Projects. In 2009 he was assigned as Document & Data Management Office Manager within Quality Department and in 2011 he continues his activity in special projects within Upstream Division and coordinates several projects for business optimization. In 2014 Marian acted as Documents & Data for Projects Team Leader at OMV Petrom and coordinates Documents & Data Management and Surveying and GIS activities for Upstream Projects.
Marian is graduated in Automation and Industrial Informatics from Oil & Gas University Ploiesti in Romania.