Ray Riddoch, Nexen Petroleum U.K. Limited
Ray is the managing director UK and senior vice president Europe of Nexen Petroleum
UK Limited. He has over 30 years’ experience in the global oil and gas industry, mostly in
production operations, but has held senior roles during extended assignments in business
development, human resources, audit, inspection, maintenance, facilities engineering,
major construction projects, and health, safety and environment.
Ray joined Nexen in March 2011 as planning and performance manager. He assumed the
role of regional operations manager in December that year and UK operations director in
September 2013. He then became managing director in June 2015. Ray is currently energy
director at the Scottish Chamber of Commerce, vice co-chair of Oil & Gas UK’s Board, a
member of Scottish Energy Jobs Taskforce, co-chair of the Asset Stewardship Board at the
Oil and Gas Authority and a board member of the Oil & Gas Technology Centre.