Steve has almost 3 decades of oil and gas sector experience spanning exploration, drilling, evaluation and production almost entirely in Asia Pacific. His career commenced in the field in seismic acquisition in Africa followed by electric wireline operations in SE Asia. He has over 15 years of experience in sales and business development, invigorating both mature and emerging markets.
Previously, Steve's most recent assignments were with a global oil & gas service provider based in Bangkok, where he was General Manager of a 6-country region for 4 years, overseeing more than 12 product service lines and almost 600 personnel. Later he was a Global Account Director responsible for account management of several Asia Pacific head-quartered Operators, as well as 3 Majors across the region. Steve commenced a consulting assignment with Parami Energy’s Upstream assets in early 2018 and was later appointed COO to oversee all Operations within the Group.
Steve originates from Belfast, Northern Ireland, and holds a BSc Degree in Electronics & Electrical Engineering from the University of Edinburgh in Scotland as well as an MBA from Imperial College London. He has served on the SPE Thailand Board of Directors since 2013 and on the SPE Global Distinguished Lecturer Committee since early 2017.
Mr. Steve McBride, COO
Parami Energy Group of Companies
Off-Grid Development in Myanmar: The Yesagyo Island Mini-Grid Project
Day 2 [Fri 16, November], at 11:40 AM