Vice President Latin America
Mr. Mike Autrey has considerable management experience, and having worked in Latin America since 1994 as a consultant for drilling contractors with operational, contractual and legal issues qualified him for the position. Mr. Autrey has started his career serving Western for 17 years, working his way up to managerial positions for marine operations as well as shore based operations in Kenya, Sri Lanka, Singapore, Indonesia, Malaysia, Thailand, Philippines, India, Gabon, Congo, and China. His expertise covers offshore and marine operation of the entire range of offshore drilling installations, from jack-ups to semi-submersible and drillships, shipyard renovation and new construction projects, personnel, logistics, purchasing, and bid packages. Mr. Autrey’s thorough knowledge of the regional market developed while providing service in Mexico, Eastern Venezuela and throughout South America in the field of geothermal, oil and gas drilling.
Mr. Autrey holds a BS degree in Industrial Management with minor in electrical/electronic engineering technology from Northwestern University. He resides permanently in Mexico.