Satellite Connectivity is Key for Driving Offshore Efficiency, Now More Than Ever

Satellite Connectivity is Key for Driving Offshore Efficiency, Now More Than Ever

The energy industry today understands the value of technology. Innovation and sensible investment can rapidly cut operating costs and reduce the risk of accident.  This is especially true in the offshore sector, which relies on technology and development to make progress and must deal with higher cost pressures than most…

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Vice President of Sales, Global Service Providers -

Simon Gatty Saunt is currently vice president of Sales, Global Service Providers at SES Networks, a provider of global managed data services. He has held a number of senior positions in the satellite business for the past 20 years. This includes over 15 years at SES, which most recently included vice president of Sales EMEA prior to his current role, where Saunt’s team is responsible for the management of many SES key accounts, which include many of the world’s largest cross segment global service providers.

Prior to joining SES, Saunt held several senior sales positions, including four years at Globecast, an Orange company, where he was responsible for broadcast product and business development across Northern Europe and Scandinavia, which included launching a number of satellite multiplexes on the U.K. Sky platform.

Oil and gas operations are commonly found in remote locations far from company headquarters. Now, it's possible to monitor pump operations, collate and analyze seismic data, and track employees around the world from almost anywhere. Whether employees are in the office or in the field, the internet and related applications enable a greater multidirectional flow of information – and control – than ever before.

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