LOC Group is pleased to announce the appointment of David Brown as Principal Geotechnical Engineer, Aberdeen based Longitude Engineering team. David previously worked for UTEC Geomarine, part of the Acteon Group, as Principal Engineer. His new position at Longitude is part of an initiative to support the developments taking place in the oil and gas and renewable sectors. His appointment will also ensure that LOC is well placed to serve the industry and its client needs.

David has over 30 years’ experience across these sectors and has developed technical skills in all aspects of subsea engineering. David has been involved in numerous large-scale oil and gas projects across the globe, including; Chevron’s Gorgon Project offshore Australia, Premier Oil’s Catcher Project and BP’s Quad 204 Project both offshore UK. More recently he has been involved in several offshore wind arm projects such as East Anglia ONE and Hornsea. He has also worked for some of the largest energy companies in the world, such as; GE Oil and Gas, ExxonMobil Corporation, Royal Dutch Shell plc, Subsea 7 and Technip, now TechnipFMC.


 Joint Chief Executive of LOC Group, RV Ahilan, commented:

“I’m delighted to announce David’s appointment to this key role at LOC, as we look to increase our expertise in the renewables and oil and gas sectors. We strive to remain at the forefront of the industry and David’s prowess in all areas of subsea engineering will add greater depth to our already highly qualified team.”


Principal Geotechnical Engineer, David Brown, commented:

“I was drawn to LOC because of the Company’s stellar reputation in the renewables and oil and gas industries. I firmly believe that LOC is well placed to benefit from the increase in capital spending by oil and gas and renewables companies and because of the Group’s ability to deliver a unique and full-service offering to its clients. I look forward to working with the Longitude team and adding value to our clients’ projects.”