The Nogtec Team

Steve Okoekpen is Executive Director of Nogtec. He has over 20 years of experience in the oil and gas industry, with 12 years at Shell Petroleum. Steve has edited in-house E&P technical magazines and he is a contributor to major oil and gas industry publications. He is a graduate of petroleum and gas engineering from the University of Port Harcourt and holds a master of business administration from Imperial College, London. He is a member of the Society of Petroleum Engineers and other industry organizations.

Daniel Hayden is Managing Editor of  Nogtec. He is responsible for day-to-day management of content, heading up forecasting operations, and developing new products. Daniel has over 10 years of industry experience. He earned a Bachelor’s degree in business administration from the University of Houston, Texas. His previous experience includes working with PA Consulting Group, where he wrote marketing strategy plans for oil and gas companies and senior columnist for major oil and gas industry publications.

Darren Cole is Content Editor of  Nogtec. He coordinates all content and data as well as keeps it up to date. He joined Nogtec’s parent firm, Aspire Capital Group, in 2011 and worked in content management and recruitment at Oilworkcareers. He holds a BA degree in English from the University of East London.

Natasha Reid is Editorial Assistant of Nogtec. She coordinates all correspondence and enquiries. Natasha maintains an active dialogue between Nogtec and its online community via its noticeboard and social media platforms. She joined Nogtec’s parent firm, Aspire Capital Group, in 2010 worked as Administration Assistant.

Nogtec Contributors

Our contributors offer deep experience across the spectrum of oil and gas disciplines and viewpoints. That breadth makes our team uniquely qualified to analyze and report on technology, news, and the business of our industry.