WE WELCOME OUR NEWEST MEMBER OF THE MANAGEMENT TEAM

Vanessa Chapman has worked in the oil and gas industry since 1999; the last fifteen years in Odfjell Drilling, where she worked in various positions within contract management and business development.

Vanessa started her career in oil and gas in FMC Technologies in 1999 working in various roles over seven years, the last position as Contracts Engineer. In 2008, she started as Contracts Manager in Odfjell Drilling. In 2014, she became VP Business Development in the rig/MODU division. In 2020, she became Commercial Officer for the Engineering and Platform Drilling division, now Odfjell Technology. 

She has a Bachelor of Science in European Business Management and a one-year additional study in Transport & Material Administration from Western Norway University of Applied Sciences.

“We welcome Vanessa to Island Drilling Company AS as the Commercial & Risk Manager. Vanessa brings valuable experience in Commercial and Risk from a long career within the industry.

 For us, this particularly strengthens our work in the international projects we are currently engaged in with Island Innovator. We look forward to a successful collaboration with Vanessa here at Island Drilling. Welcome!”

CEO, Roger Simmenes

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