Independent global completions service company Tendeka has appointed a new business development manager for South America as the company increases its support for oil and gas operators in the region.
Renato Barbedo will work with operators across the continent to deploy Tendeka's broad range of products and technologies.
Mr Barbedo brings over two decades of global experience in upstream projects to the position. He previously worked with Schlumberger and Emerson and has vast experience in the areas of sand control, well construction and completions, upstream measurements, production optimization and reservoir stimulation.
Mr Barbedo said: “With a vast range of technologies including PulseEight, Filtrex and our Flosure AICDs, there are many opportunities for Tendeka to grow its presence in South America and help operators solve various challenges.
“I'm proud to be given the opportunity to raise the profile of our products across the region.”
Mr Barbedo's appointment follows the recent addition of Jim McGowin as Tendeka's new VP for North & South America.
Mr McGowin added: “South America has a lot of potential for us and our technologies. Renato's experience and knowledge of the region will be instrumental in becoming a trusted partner within the continent's major players.”Mr Barbedo has a BS in mechanical engineering from Universidade Estadual de Campinas, specialized in integrated reservoir management in the Institut Francais du Petrole and Imperial College and is a candidate for an executive master's in business administration in the Rice University.