By OGJ editors
HOUSTON, Mar. 18 -- Hyperdynamics Corp. named Curtis Jackson as vice-president, drilling and technology, based in Houston.
In this role, Jackson will be responsible for implementing the 2011-12 drilling program, introduction of engineering technology to the company's exploration efforts, and overseeing health, safety, and environmental aspects of the operations.
Jackson spent 32 years predominantly with Amoco and later BP PLC, chiefly in exploration drilling management and also in HSE roles. Prior to the merger with BP, he was worldwide drilling superintendent for Amoco, where he gained extensive international experience in Europe, Asia, and West Africa.
Independent Hyperdynamics explores for oil and gas off Guinea in West Africa.