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.

Reservoir Engineer vacancy in Houston Texas

With the growth of our user base in North America we are expanding our team and require an experienced Reservoir Engineer to help clients understand the unique capabilities of our simulator especially for Unconventional workflows. For more details please send your details to

Dr. Asaad Abdollahzadeh joins RKS

Asaad has 13 years experience in petroleum and reservoir engineering areas as reservoir engineer, researcher, project manager or team leader with the tasks and responsibilities on reservoir modeling and simulation studies, field development plans, and research and development in reservoir engineering. His last position was as a Reservoir Engineer at BP in Sunbury.

Dr. Gareth Shaw joins RKS

Gareth has over 30 years experience in applied mathematics and numerical analysis, and has spent the last 12 years working in reservoir simulation. His last position was INTERSECT Engine Project Manager on Schlumberger’s INTERSECT Reservoir Simulator