Management
Team

Cor Selen

Chief Executive Officer

Cor is the founder and Chief Executive Officer of OOS Energy and has over 30 years of experience in the energy industry across the United States, China, Brazil, and the North Sea. During his career, Cor worked with clients such as Exxon, Shell, Equinor (Statoil), Total, Petrobras, Conoco, Marathon Oil, Noble Energy.

Cor has held several onshore senior management and leadership positions, including Chief Executive Officer of Maersk USA responsible for 3 ultra-deepwater drilling units, Chief Executive Officer of GOSS (Global Oilfield Support Service), and Operations Director with Ocean Rig responsible for 4 ultra-deepwater drilling units in operation and two units under construction. In addition, he held several rig management positions of increasing responsibilities within Noble Corporation, including Rig Manager of an ultra-deepwater DP semi-submersible drilling rig. Cor has served as a member of the IADC leadership team, representing the oil & gas industry in Washington DC during the Macondo moratorium.

Cor completed an IMD business management in Lausanne, Switzerland.

Cees van Diemen

Chief Operating Officer

Cees brings 45 years of senior operational leadership experience within the energy industry, since 2018 with OOS Energy as Chief Operating Officer and prior to that as the Chief Operating Officer of Pacific Drilling responsible for the construction and operations of a fleet of 7 ultra-deepwater drillships.

Prior to Pacific Drilling, Cees held several Division, Operations, and Country Manager roles within Noble Corporation and Neddrill. Cees commenced his career working in various onshore (shorebase) management and offshore leadership positions on jack-ups, drillships, and semi-submersibles.

During his entire career, he has managed various capital-intensive construction and upgrade projects in the North Sea, USA, Brazil, and West Africa, and worked with clients such as Shell, Chevron, BP, Conoco, Petrobras, Exxon, Total, ENI, Wintershall, Equinor, Petronas and Pemex. Cees has served as a board member of several IADC chapters.

Cees earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Mechanical Engineering – Automotive from the University of Applied Science, Apeldoorn, Netherlands.

Peter de Bruijne

Commercial Director

Peter brings over 30 years of experience in the energy industry, most recently with more than 10 years of experience as Director of Marketing & Contracts for Borr Drilling, Paragon Offshore, and Noble Drilling. Prior to this, he held various operational leadership positions as Rig Manager on several jack-ups in the North Sea and Africa, Drilling Superintendent, Senior Project Engineer, and Senior Drilling Engineer for various oil companies.

Peter was a Senior Drilling Engineer for turnkey drilling projects within Gulf Canada (The Netherlands) and Triton International Turnkey Drilling (Houston). Peter was responsible for project management of the Safety Case implementation for jack-ups in the North Sea and oversaw rig modifications and platform upgrades for a water injection plant and accommodation unit in the Ekofisk field, offshore Norway.

During his career, Peter has worked for a large amount of operators, i.e. TotalEnergies, Wintershall, Shell, NAM, Exxon Mobil, Equinor, Oranje Nassau Dyas, Neptune Energy, TAQA, Perenco, CNOOC, Dana Petroleum and Spirit Energy.

Peter earned a Master of Science degree in Petroleum Engineering from the Delft University of Technology.

Boudewijn van Leeuwen

Business and Compliance Manager

Boudewijn has over 40 years of experience in the energy industry with 10 years of offshore experience on jack-ups, drillships, and semi-submersibles. Boudewijn has held a range of senior onshore positions as General Manager at ModuSpec/Lloyd’s Register, Human Resources & Contract Manager, Vice President Training & Development, VP Business Services, Rig Manager, and Training and Development Manager.

His experience spans the Gulf of Mexico, West Africa, the North Sea, and the Mediterranean. During his career, Boudewijn has worked with clients such as Total, BP, Conoco, Wintershall, Shell, Eni, Pemex, NAM.

Boudewijn earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Mechanical Engineering from Rotterdam University of Applied Sciences and a Master of Science in Training and Human Resource Management from, University of Leicester, UK.

John Boots

Financing Advisor

John has over 30 years of senior-level financial management experience within the energy industry across the United States and various European countries. During his career, John has worked for US public and privately held corporations, mainly in the industry subsectors of offshore drilling, offshore construction and pipelaying, drilling fluids, and shipping & transportation.

He has significant experience in capital raising with commercial banks, export credit agencies, and through public capital markets and private placement transactions. In addition, John has experience in balance sheet restructurings, liability management, organizational and cost reorganizations, interim turnaround consulting, business and asset valuations, capital budgeting, as well as general corporate finance and project management.

John was most recently the Senior Vice President & Chief Financial Officer of Pacific Drilling and joined the company in 2010 as Vice President & Treasurer. Prior to this, John was the Group Treasurer at Global Industries for 3 years and served as the interim turnaround executive for the European business unit of Newpark Resources. He also held financial management positions of increasing responsibilities within Noble Corporation and its predecessor Neddrill for 14 years. John commenced his career in the shipping and transportation industry in various operational roles.

John earned his Bachelor of Science degree in Business Economics from the University of Professional Education in the Netherlands and completed the Advanced Management Program at INSEAD Business School in Fontainebleau.

Luis Levin Rodriguez R.

Business Development – Mexico

Luis started his career in the offshore sector working in markets offshore in Africa and Asia. Luis has over 20 years of experience in the offshore industry in the Mexican market, working mainly with Petroleos Mexicanos (Pemex).

During his career, Luis has collaborated with companies such as Maridive in Egypt, Pelikan in Turkey, MEO in Singapore, GSP in Romania, Marine Greatship in India, and Bumi Armada in Malaysia.