President and Founding Partner
President and Co-Founder Cody E, Moffitt is a 40-year veteran of the offshore oil & gas industry that began in 1976 while attending University of the Southwest in Hobbs New Mexico and working full time as a wellhead service technician with National Well Control Systems. After completion of his degree in 1985 Mr. Moffitt was moved to Houston Texas to serve as the Valve Products Manager for National Oilwell Well Control. His career turned to Subsea engineering and equipment in 1991 where he served as Project Manager for a shallow water subsea tree project for Pioneer Resources. Since that time he has held various positions of authority as Business Development Global for Hydril Chokes and has held assignments as a subsea engineer, engineering manager for major subsea developments, VicePresident, project manager, business development professional, and a business manager. During his professional career, Mr. Moffitt has led negotiations for EPCI projects in the deep water offshore industry for both E&C companies and Subsea Equipment manufacturing companies. He has additionally held a position with LUKOIL Overseas Offshore Projects as the Deepwater Development Manager with Global responsibility. His publications include a paper for Offshore Oil and Gas Journal detailing the challenges and successes of the Jubilee Development in Ghana. Originally from Odessa, Texas, Mr. Moffitt has always had a focus on improving the deepwater subsea industry and has strove to continuously improve his knowledge of new and novel ways of producing hydrocarbons from the ocean depths.
Executive Vice President and Founding Partner
Accomplished Operations, Project and Engineering Management Executive with a proven track record of consistently delivering exceptional results in manufacturing and fabrication operations in both domestic and international environments. Strong analytical, planning, risk management and execution skills with extensive experience in launching challenging start-up operations, managing complex business initiatives and developing new business opportunities. Skilled in developing collaborative international leadership teams focused on large scale integrated projects, achieving key performance indicators, leading cost/schedule/risk reduction initiatives, and managing internal and external plant operations. Adept at optimizing resources in culturally diverse environments and implementing highly successful and cost effective projects. A seasoned leader with the unique ability to combine technical expertise with efficient project management to meet operational goals. Intuitive manager and team builder known for personal credibility, integrity, talent development and effective communication.
Barbara L. Thompson, P.E.
VP Business Development and Marketing
A 35-year veteran of the offshore oil and gas, Ms. Thompson’s career has included assignments as a subsea engineer, naval architect, marine surveyor, project manager, business development professional and a business manager. During her business development career, Ms. Thompson has led negotiations for EPCI projects in the deep water offshore industry for both E&C companies and Offshore Installers. Her publications include several papers at the Offshore Technology Conference with respect to floating production mooring systems and offshore installation techniques. She currently serves as the chair of the ASME OTC Program Committee. Originally from Midland, Texas, Ms. Thompson has always had a passion for anything related to the water, which includes her scuba diving and underwater photography. Ms. Thompson holds a B.S. Degree in Ocean Engineering from Texas A&M University. In addition to her work in the offshore industry, she co-founded Dive Pirates Foundation, a non-profit that brings scuba diving to persons with disabilities, including combat veterans.
Vice President of Engineering
Doreen has over 29 years of experiences in various industries and academia, including 18 years in the Oil and Gas industry. Her experience includes several positions in the supermajor oil company Shell – from Deepwater Major Project Work Package team lead, Discipline Advisor in onshore unconventional (shale oil/gas), to Production Operation Support team lead, and finally, as a consultant to BP and Unocal. Doreen also has many years of experience in subsea production system concept selection and front-end engineering projects for various clients – Supermajors and Independents. Doreen’s experience also includes – flow assurance risk/solid deposition analysis, solutions, and management (prediction, prevention, and remediation; strategies and deployment), managing reservoir fluid and production profile uncertainty, flow assurance de-risking, production system operability, integrity, and operating strategies. Doreen has published 1 book, and 44 journal and conference (including OTC) papers, she received the OTC/ASME Arthur Lubinski Best Paper Award (2011, 2004), and ASME-Petroleum Jacobson Best Paper Award (2001). In 2010, Doreen was elected as a Fellow of ASME. Doreen served as the Chairperson of OTC 2014 Program Committee and the Chairperson of ASME conference – Unconventional Play Development and Hydraulic Fracturing, 2014. Currently, she serves as a member of Engineering Leadership Board of Cullen College of Engineering, and on the Industrial Advisory Board of Dept. Mechanical Engineering, University of Houston. She is also a member of Executive Committee of ASME Petroleum Division.