Cudd Energy Services named Gene Sweeney director of well intervention and integrity. He will take on responsibilities for Cudd’s domestic snubbing, well control, and special services disciplines. Sweeney returns to Cudd after leading BP’s global well control team for the past 7 years where he was responsible for strengthening BP’s well control capabilities in the wake of the Macondo incident. He has led and supported extensive well control event mitigations both onshore and offshore. His industry experience includes a focus on safety, incident planning, reliability, and response. He began his career at the US Naval Warfare Assessment Center working on fire control systems trouble and failure reporting for the submarine ballistic nuclear program. Sweeney holds a bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering from MIT as well as graduate degrees from the University of Michigan and Texas A&M.
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