Stena Drilling is one of the world's foremost independent drilling contractors, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Stena AB.

Stena Drilling has had an active role in the building and conversion of rigs whilst also pioneering some of the most leading-edge technologies and innovations in the drilling world, culminating with the Stena IceMAX, the world's first dynamically positioned, dual mast ice-class drillship, meticulously designed specifically for safe and efficient operations in arctic conditions.

Stena Drilling's core business values are focused on care, innovation and performance.

The pursuit of these goals looks to ensure positive client relations, exceptional performance within our industry and strives to improve the safety, both to the environment and to all personnel involved.








Management Team


Chief Executive Officer

Erik, a Chartered Engineer, has worked in the offshore business for over 23 years, first as an Offshore Rig Surveyor, then in shipyards following up construction of new-build drilling rigs, spending several years in the US, Canada, Norway and the far east. Erik joined Stena Drilling in 2006, originally in an engineering capacity before taking over as Managing Director.


Chief Commercial Officer

Eirik Reinertsen has been with Stena Drilling for 11 years and has held the position as Contracts & Marketing Manager since end of 2013. Before that Eirik worked a number of years internationally and held several positions in the Operations Department as well as the Commercial Department in Stena Drilling.


Chief Financial Officer

A graduate of Aberdeen University, Stuart joined Stena Drilling in 1997 from KPMG. Stuart held Management and Project Accounting positions at Stena Drilling before becoming Finance Manager & Company Secretary in 2010.


Chief Operations Officer

Chris has over 20 years of oil and gas experience and joined Stena Drilling as a Rig Manager in 2017.  Following 6 years in the US Navy where he served on submarines, Chris attended Heriot-Watt University in Edinburgh.  Upon graduation he was employed as an Operations Engineer with another drilling contractor before moving to a major operator. Chris has subsequently worked for other drilling contractors and managed rigs in Europe, Southeast Asia, Africa and Brazil.


Chief Technical Officer

Graham started in the Oil Industry in 1990 with Sparrows Offshore after graduating from Heriot Watt University. He gained Chartered Engineer status in 1997 whilst working for Maritime Hydraulics before going on to join Stena Drilling in 1998. He served within the Subsea Department until 2015 when he took up the position of Technical Manager.



Control Room Operator

Location: Offshore , Closing Date: Feb 2021

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Location: Onshore , Closing Date: Jan 2021

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