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KOP Surface Products is a leading global supplier of surface wellheads, trees, valves and actuators to the oil and gas industry. We provide full life-of-field support to customers, including installation, maintenance, rental and refurbishment services. Our client list includes some of the biggest names in the industry and our products and quality programs comply with the highest international standards.
Our way of working is defined in our behaviour in five key areas of our business, as laid out here. We aim to deliver excellence in everything we do and bring the highest levels of professionalism to all our dealings with our customers, stakeholders and within our own organization.
We take a proactive approach to understanding our customers’ priorities and work tirelessly to build innovative, technical solutions to meet their needs. We are experts in our market and anticipate future opportunities. Every one of us understands the impact their work has on the customers’ outcomes and experience with KOP. We know that the reliability of our products is paramount to customers and quality management is at the core of our business.
➤ Study the market and anticipate future opportunities
➤ Coordinates frequently with customers and have meaningful interactions
➤ Listen to and act on customer feedback
➤ Support and develop our customer-facing staff to be ‘best in class’
➤ Ensure our quality management systems are in place, from project planning through to delivery and on to customer support
We conduct our business with uncompromising ethics and integrity, as individuals, in teams and as a company. We earn enduring credibility with customers, suppliers and partners through consistent, reliable and transparent behaviour. We know that business success is built on trust and we are proud of the way we operate. Our reputation for ethics and integrity is one of our greatest assets.
➤ Act consistently with our ethics, code of conduct and the law
➤ Ensure our staff and colleagues are following the code of conduct
➤ Speaks up and seeks clarification when in doubt
➤ Offer full and frank disclosure of any situation that could put the company, employees or customers at risk
➤ Do not allow hierarchy to obstruct the flagging of a potential risk
We encourage teamwork through open and direct communication. We know that a ‘silo mentality’ inhibits our ability to serve customers and creates an unproductive office environment. We ensure that all opinions are put on the table for consideration and then unite behind the final decisions for the common good of customers and the company. We support, coach and develop our people to build high performing teams.
➤ Encourage two-way communication up and down the organization
➤ Proactively share knowledge and information within and across teams
➤ Consider and respect the ideas, opinions and aspirations of colleagues
➤ Act courageously; say what needs to be said without fear of retaliation
➤ Manage conflict constructively
➤ Ensure inclusiveness and provide opportunities for development
KOP provides a healthy, safe and sustainable place to work and we know that creating such a work environment produces better business outcomes. We partner with our customers to ensure our products and work sites meet global environmental and safety requirements. We are accountable for our own safety and the safety of others at the workplace. All KOP employees are vigilant to security concerns when they travel; health and safety risks when we plan project deployments; and environmental considerations when we design and build products.
➤ Communicate and promote HSSE policies
➤ Embody the HSSE policies in our daily operations
➤ Monitor HSSE awareness across the organization
➤ Periodically review changes in local and global standards
➤ Review KOP’s HSSE policies to ensure alignment with global standards and assess compliance
We are responsible for meeting the needs of all of our stakeholders. We know that a sustainable business requires the ongoing support of customers, employees, and shareholders. So we diligently plan and review our performance in meeting the expectations of all stakeholders, including the communities and eco-systems we operate in. We are driven by our responsibilities and take pride in what we achieve individually and collectively.
➤ Deliver business results while positioning KOP for future success
➤ Take ownership of problems and their solutions
➤ Conduct frequent and open dialogue with stakeholders
➤ Articulate the business impact of decisions
➤ Have the necessary controls and processes in place to protect the interests of our stakeholders
For KOP Surface Products, corporate responsibility means making good business decisions, minimizing risk and ensuring the future sustainability of our business. We conduct our business in a way that makes people proud to work with us.
By operating to the highest levels of integrity we gain the trust of our clients, employees, suppliers and business partners.
KOP Surface Products’ experienced management team, led by Gordon Cameron (CEO), is responsible for the day-to-day management of the business and delivering future growth.
Gordon Cameron was appointed President in October 2014. Before joining KOP Surface Products, Gordon worked for General Electric in its Oil & Gas division where he held various senior positions during his 31 year tenure. Gordon has spent 23 years of his career in overseas postings, primarily within Asia Pacific and the Middle East. Gordon’s previous roles at GE include: Vice President (Sales) for APME, Commercial Director APME and Regional General Manager (Pressure Control) for MENAT.
Gordon holds a Certificate in Mechanical and Production Engineering from Aberdeen Technical College in the United Kingdom. Gordon is a United Kingdom citizen.
Eirik Fadnes was appointed Finance Director of KOP Surface Products in September 2014. Before joining the company, Eirik worked in Aker ASA with portfolio companies in Norway and Argentina. Prior to Aker, he worked at Ernst & Young as a state-authorized public accountant.
Eirik holds a Master of Science (MSc) in Business and Economics from the Norwegian School of Business Economics (NHH) and National University of Singapore, and a Master of Science in Professional Accountancy from the Norwegian School of Management (BI). He is a Norwegian citizen.
Shaun Bradley was appointed Sales and Operations Manager for the Western Region of KOP Surface Products in October 2015. Shaun leads KOP Surface Products operations, including sales and lifecycle services, in the western region (which covers all company operations from the Middle East and North Africa across several other areas outside of Asia Pacific and Australia). He brings 29 years of experience and knowledge in the oil and gas business, and has worked for multinational companies including FMC Technologies, Vetco Gray and Cameron International. He has been involved in notable sales- and operations-related projects around the world. Shaun is a United Kingdom citizen.
Paul Haggart was appointed Regional Manager for Asia Pacific Region of KOP Surface Products in March 2016. Paul is responsible for sales and lifecycle services within the Eastern Region (which covers all company operations from Pakistan to Australia). He has 20 years of experience in the oil & gas industry, especially in sales and field services. Prior to joining KOP Surface Products, Paul worked for companies including Dril-Quip, Vetco Gray and GE. Paul joined KOP Surface Products from Saltire Drilling Tools, where he had been Operations Director, based in Abu Dhabi, UAE. Paul is a United Kingdom citizen.
David Finister was appointed General Manager of the manufacturing facility in Batam, Indonesia in December 2015, having been with KOP Surface Products since November 2014. David has strong experience with topside and subsea projects, shipyard refits and rig mobilisations across South East Asia, Australasia, Europe, the U.S. and the UK. Prior to joining KOP Surface Products, David was manufacturing manager for MPO AKER ASA.
David’s career in the oil and gas industry spans 25 years and he holds a Diploma in Welding Engineering from Kitson College of Technology in the UK. David is a United Kingdom citizen.