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David Hurst

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David Hurst - Exploration Production - Total

David Hurst - Lead Mechanical Commissioning Engineer for Total Exploration & Production UK

After completing a master’s degree in Mechanical Engineering with Financial Management at University of Strathclyde in 2002, David Hurst started work as a mechanical engineer for Wood Group Engineering (North Sea) Ltd in Aberdeen.

In 2008, he joined AMEC as Lead Mechanical Engineer and was responsible for all work produced and activities undertaken by the Mechanical team. In 2009, he was promoted to Principal Mechanical Engineer, working on a range of conceptual, feasibility and FEED projects.

In 2010, he began working at Maersk Oil as a senior mechanical engineer. David was responsible for safe operation and coordinating planned and breakdown maintenance, as well as being the onshore focal point for mechanical equipment systems. In 2013, he was appointed Lead Mechanical Engineer for the Culzean project in the North Sea, responsible for the mechanical equipment aspects of FEED, detailed design, construction and commissioning at the yard.

David has been Lead Mechanical Commissioning Engineer for the offshore Culzean project since 2018. He is responsible for leading senior techs and techs for all mechanical aspects of platform hook-up and offshore commissioning.

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