Alpay Erkal Joins Ridgeway Kite

Alpay Erkal has joined Ridgeway Kite as Business Development Manager for North America. Alpay has 25 years of worldwide experience in the oil and gas industry in a wide variety of oilfield services, exploration, development, strategic planning and business development roles. Prior to joining Ridgeway Kite this year, Alpay worked in a series of technical and leadership positions for companies including Schlumberger and Noble Energy, and has independent consulting services practice. Alpay holds a PhD in Reservoir Engineering from the University of Missouri-Rolla and held academic positions in material science and petroleum engineering departments in different institutions.