Arctic directory 2019: Nordic-Calista’s Therrien and Cassee receive promotion
Nordic-Calista Services said Sept. 21 that it is pleased to announce the promotions of Noel Therrien and Udo Cassee.
Noel Therrien was promoted from operations manager to the position of general manager.
Noel has been with Nordic-Calista Services in the local Alaska market for 25 years and has worked in many positions within the company with 38 years of service to date. Therrien started out as a roughneck in the Canadian oilfield in 1979, working back and forth between the Alaska and Canadian oil fields in various rig positions, promoting into management, and returning to Alaska to live in 1992. He has extensive experience in workovers and completions, sidetracks, over balanced/underbalanced drilling with coil tubing, coil tubing drilling and grass roots well drilling.
Udo Cassee was promoted from operations superintendent to the position of operations manager.
Udo had been the operations superintendent for Nordic-Calista Services, a position he assumed in 2005 after joining this company in 2003. Before Nordic-Calista Services, Cassee spent 11 years of his oilfield career with Schlumberger where he worked through different management and engineering positions in the Netherlands, Norway, United Kingdom and Alaska.
He has experience in contracting including negotiations, financials and liability analysis. This is complemented by his extensive involvement in cementing, downhole tools and coiled tubing applications, drilling, sidetrack and workover with jointed pipe or coiled tubing, overbalanced and underbalanced drilling with coiled tubing, offshore, land and arctic operations.