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Shared Learnings from Offshore Attack on Oil and Gas Infrastructure

The theme of this presentation is to examine four maritime security incidents that targeted the offshore oil and gas sector in Nigeria. The purpose of the presentation is to provide awareness to security professionals and to collectively discuss and share best practices to reduce risk exposure.


Mr Ben Murrell CPP, Company Security Manager, Oil & Gas Sector, UAE

Mr. Murrell is a Company Security Manager in the Offshore Drilling Industry and has over 32 years international experience in the Military and Security Management and as a Senior Security Risk Consultant for Fortune 500 companies and governments. Ben wrote the company’s Corporate Security and Emergency Management Manual and is the author of ‘Installation Physical Security Guidelines’, which is being used as a benchmark for the physical protection of the companies offshore drilling installations operating in high risk environments worldwide. Mr. Murrell is Board Certified as a Certified Protection Professional (CPP), and Certified as Company Security Officer (CSO) and an active member on the Chief Security Officer Roundtable Advisory Board of ASIS International as well as a Member of the Security Institute (MSyl) and the Overseas Security Advisory Council. He is a regular contributor on industry forums and a panelist and speaker at security events.