Stuart Connal, Chief Operating Officer, Seplat

Mr. Stuart Connal was appointed Chief Operating Officer in August 2010 and as an Executive Director of the Seplat in March 2013. He is a chartered engineer with over 30 years’ experience in major oil and gas companies in the United Kingdom and Nigeria.

Prior to joining SEPLAT, he spent 10 years at Centrica Energy where he held various positions including project manager for a number of offshore gas field developments and the Langeled gas receiving and conditioning terminal, for pipeline gas from Norway to the UK.

In 2006, he was one of the founders of Centrica Resources’ first ever international office in Nigeria where he held the position of managing director of Centrica Resources Nigeria for four years between 2006 and 2010 and was a member of Centrica Energy’s upstream leadership team in London.

Prior to joining Centrica, from 1980 to 2006, Mr. Stuart Connal held a number of senior positions including engineering and construction manager for the Deutag Drilling Group in Norway, working on new field developments for Norsk Hydro, Statoil and Esso Norge. Prior to this, he worked with Shell on the implementation of the long-term field development strategy for the Brent field. His early engineering experience was gained working with some of the major engineering companies including Aker, Kvaerner, Amec, Brown and Root and McDermott.

Mr. Connal graduated from Glasgow College of Technology (now Glasgow Caledonian University) with an HNC in Civil/Structural Engineering in 1978. He became a chartered engineer of the Institution of Marine Engineers and the Institution of Structural Engineers in 1995 and 1996 respectively.

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