Enermech has appointed Paul Cockerill as regional director for the Middle East and Caspian as it seeks to further grow its foothold across the upstream, downstream and petrochemical sectors in 2021.

The integrated solutions specialist has been established in the UAE since 2009 and currently has over 300 people in Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Oman and Abu Dhabi.

Cokerill brings a wealth of experience in building oil and gas businesses over 15 years in the Middle East in Saudi Arabia and Bahrain, most recently as Middle East and Caspian director for Cape RB Hilton. He also held senior roles with Shoaibi Group as well as other multi-national service companies, previously spending over a decade in Africa.

Cockerill said: "EnerMech has a reputation for excellence and I’m looking forward to working with the team ."